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Microchipping Short Course


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Microchipping Short Course – SA4MICRO19

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Course Overview

This is a postgraduate short course on the microchipping of cats and dogs in Victoria only.

Career Pathways

Upon completing this course, you'll be able to apply for your microchipping licence in Victoria.

Course Dates & Times

Wangaratta - Tone Road

Starts July 2019, Self paced on line learning/ 2019

  • To enrol, you must have completed either ACM40110 Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation, ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or ACM30210 Certificate III in Animal Technology.
  • You must also have the approval and support of your employer to undertake this course, as you'll need access to a minimum of 15 dogs or cats to microchip to show competency against the Unit of Competency.
Core Units
Implant Microchip In Cats And Dogs

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