Microchipping Short Course
from Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (ACM40412)
|Campus||Wangaratta - Tone Road|
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.
|Wangaratta – Tone Road||Starts Jan 2019, Self paced on line learning/ 2019|
|Wangaratta – Tone Road||Starts July 2019, Self paced on line learning/ 2019|
|Type||Average Enrolled Hours||Hourly Fee Rate||Indicative Tuition Fee||Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate||Total Govt Contribution|
Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019. For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.
Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:
- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.
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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
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