Microchipping Short Course

from Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (ACM40412)

Course Code SA4MICRO19
Campus Wangaratta - Tone Road
Duration TBA

Course Overview

This is a post graduate short course in microchipping of cats and dogs for Victoria only. All students will have completed either ACM40110 Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation, ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or ACM30210 Certificate III in Animal Technology. This course allows graduates to apply for their microchipping licence in Victoria. Students can only undertake this short course if they have the approval and support of their employer as they must have access to a minimum of 15 dogs or cats to microchip to show competency against the Unit of Competency.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Wangaratta – Tone Road Starts July 2019, Self paced on line learning/ 2019

Fee Information

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details

Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.