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Nominal hours for units of competency from the

ACM10 Animal Care and Management

Updated: 24 May 2019

Unit CodeUnit TitleNominal Hours
LGAEHRR304BOperate council pound facilities40
PSPPM401BDesign simple projects65
PSPREG404CInvestigate non-compliance50
PSPREG405BAct on non-compliance30
PSPGOV404BDevelop and implement work unit plans30
MEM05004CPerform routine oxy acetylene welding20
MEM05012CPerform routine manual metal arc welding20
MEM05050BPerform routine gas metal arc welding20
MEM18001CUse hand tools20
MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations20
SIRXICT001AOperate retail technology20
SIRXINV001APerform stock control procedures35
SIRXINV002AMaintain and order stock35
SIRXINV005AControl inventory40
SIRXMER004AManage merchandise and store presentation35
BSBFLM309CSupport continuous improvement systems and processes40
BSBFLM312BContribute to team effectiveness40
BSBINM301AOrganise workplace information30
BSBRES401AAnalyse and present research information40
BSBSMB402APlan small business finances50
BSBSMB403AMarket the small business50
BSBSMB404AUndertake small business planning50
BSBSMB407AManage a small team40
BSBWOR204AUse business technology20
BSBWOR402APromote team effectiveness50
SITXCCS002AProvide quality customer service40
RGRPSH201AHandle horses70
RGRPSH304AIdentify factors that affect racehorse performance100
RGRPSH308AProvide first aid and emergency care for horses100
LGAPLEM405CProvide assistance in carrying out building inspections40
MSL915002ASchedule laboratory work for a small team50
MSL916001ADevelop and maintain laboratory documentation30
MSL916003ASupervise laboratory operations in work/functional area60
MSL916005AManage complex projects50
MSL922001ARecord and present data40
MSL924001AProcess and interpret data70
MSL933001AMaintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose30
MSL973001APerform basic tests60
MSL973002APrepare working solutions50
MSL973004APerform aseptic techniques40
MSL973007APerform microscopic examination40
MSL973008APerform histological procedures40
MSL974007AUndertake environmental field-based monitoring80
MSL974011APrepare tissue and cell cultures50
TAEDEL402APlan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace25
BSBWOR502BEnsure team effectiveness60
ACMACR401AComply with animal control and regulation requirements60
ACMACR402AAssess and impound animals60
ACMACR403AIdentify and respond to animal behaviour60
ACMACR404AManage conflict situations in an animal control and regulation environment30
ACMACR405AEuthanase sick, injured or unwanted pound animals20
ACMACR406ACarry out pound procedures30
ACMACR407AConduct community awareness programs40
ACMACR408ACoordinate seizure of animals30
ACMACR409APrepare and present animal control and regulation case80
ACMATE301AWork within an animal technology facility30
ACMATE302ACarry out institution containment and exclusion procedures40
ACMATE303APrepare for and monitor anaesthesia in animals60
ACMATE304AConduct non-surgical procedures on animals60
ACMATE305AConduct euthanasia of research animals30
ACMATE501AManage compliance in animal technology30
ACMATE502AManage and maintain the health of research animals80
ACMATE503ACarry out post-mortem examination of a research animal80
ACMATE504AAdminister anaesthesia and perform surgery on animals for scientific purposes60
ACMATE505ACarry out advanced breeding procedures40
ACMATE507AManage the parturition of transgenic mice or rats40
ACMCAN301AWork within a captive animal facility60
ACMCAN302APrepare and present information to the public40
ACMCAN303ASupport collection management40
ACMCAN304APrepare and maintain animal housing50
ACMCAN305AAssist with capturing, restraining and moving animals60
ACMCAN306AMonitor animal reproduction40
ACMCAN307ARehabilitate native wildlife40
ACMCAN308ARelease native animals to natural environment30
ACMCAN309ADevelop institutional husbandry guidelines20
ACMCAN310AAssist with exhibit design and renovation planning50
ACMCAN311ACare for young animals40
ACMCAN401AImplement collection management50
ACMCAN402AManage enclosures and exhibits60
ACMCAN403ADevelop animal diets40
ACMCAN404ADevelop, monitor and review behavioural management strategies40
ACMCAN405ADesign and evaluate interpretive and learning programs50
ACMCAN406AAssist in establishing and maintaining a plantation100
ACMCAN501AContribute to enclosure and exhibit design or renovation projects50
ACMCAN502ADevelop and monitor collection management50
ACMCAS301AWork effectively in the companion animal industry30
ACMCAS302AProvide advice on companion animal selection and general care50
ACMCAS303AProvide advice on selection and care of aquatic animals40
ACMCAS304ACapture, handle and transport companion animals40
ACMCAS305AMaintain aquascapes and aquatic animals30
ACMCAS306AProvide grooming services for companion animal comfort80
ACMCAS307AProvide companion animal hydro-bathing services40
ACMCAS401AManage compliance in the companion animal industry70
ACMCAS402AManage and maintain aviaries and bird rooms50
ACMCAS403ADesign, construct and maintain aquascapes80
ACMCAS404ADevelop enrichment strategies for companion animals50
ACMCAS405APurchase companion animal livestock60
ACMCAS406AManage companion animal breeding80
ACMCAS407AProvide professional companion animal grooming services150
ACMCAS408AManage the operation of a mobile hydro-bathing facility30
ACMCAS409AProvide training advice to companion animal owners60
ACMCAS410AConduct companion animal training classes100
ACMFAR301AHandle horses safely in the provision of farriery services20
ACMFAR302AWork effectively as a farrier in the equine industries20
ACMFAR303APerform routine day-to-day farriery activities20
ACMFAR304ARespond to emergencies and apply essential first aid in the equine industries50
ACMFAR305APerform welding tasks using a forge20
ACMFAR306AMaintain, repair and manufacture hand tools used in farriery60
ACMFAR307AMake standard shoes for a range of horses80
ACMFAR308ADetermine foot care and shoeing plans for horses80
ACMFAR309AFit shoes for normal healthy horses100
ACMFAR310AFit shoes to alleviate moderate faults and defects in horses100
ACMFAR311AFit shoes to alleviate severe faults and defects in horses100
ACMFAR312AAccommodate special needs of particular horses through farriery techniques100
ACMGAS101AInvestigate job opportunities in animal care and related industries10
ACMGAS102ACatch and handle a range of quiet animals40
ACMGAS103AAssist in the care of animals40
ACMGAS201AWork in the animal care industry30
ACMGAS202AParticipate in workplace communications20
ACMGAS203AComplete animal care hygiene routines30
ACMGAS204AFeed and water animals40
ACMGAS205AAssist in health care of animals40
ACMGAS206AProvide basic first aid for animals30
ACMGAS207AProvide reception services for an animal care facility30
ACMGAS208ASource information for animal care needs40
ACMGAS209AProvide information on companion animals, products and services40
ACMGAS210APrepare for and conduct a tour or presentation30
ACMGAS301AMaintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing50
ACMGAS302AProvide enrichment for animals40
ACMGAS303APlan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals60
ACMGAS304ACarry out simple breeding procedures40
ACMGAS305ARescue animals and apply basic first aid30
ACMGAS306AAssist with conditioning animals40
ACMINF301AComply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work60
ACMMIC401AImplant microchip in cats and dogs20
ACMOHS201AParticipate in occupational health and safety processes40
ACMOHS301AContribute to occupational health and safety processes50
ACMOHS401AMaintain occupational health and safety processes80
ACMOHS501AManage occupational health and safety processes80
ACMSPE301AProvide basic care of amphibians40
ACMSPE302AProvide basic care of birds40
ACMSPE303AProvide basic care of common native mammals40
ACMSPE304AProvide basic care of dogs40
ACMSPE305AProvide basic care of domestic cats40
ACMSPE306AProvide basic care of marine fish40
ACMSPE307AProvide basic care of freshwater fish40
ACMSPE308AProvide basic care of marine aquatic invertebrates40
ACMSPE309AProvide basic care of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates40
ACMSPE310AProvide basic care of mammals40
ACMSPE311AProvide basic care of non-venomous reptiles40
ACMSPE312AProvide basic care of rodents and rabbits40
ACMSUS201AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices20
ACMSUS301AImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices40
ACMVET201ACarry out veterinary nursing reception duties30
ACMVET202ACarry out daily clinic routines40
ACMVET203AAssist with surgery preparation40
ACMVET401ACoordinate patient admission and discharge40
ACMVET402AApply imaging routines80
ACMVET403APerform clinic pathology procedures70
ACMVET404APerform clinic office procedures30
ACMVET405ACarry out surgical nursing routines80
ACMVET406ANurse animals80
ACMVET407ACarry out medical nursing routines40
ACMVET408ACoordinate and perform theatre routines40
ACMVET409AProvide specific animal care advice120
ACMVET410ACarry out veterinary dental nursing procedures40
ACMVET411APrepare, deliver and review animal care education programs50
ACMVET412ACoordinate clinic promotional activities50
ACMVET413ADevelop and implement specific clinic policies40
ACMVET501AManage nursing requirements for specialised surgical procedures180
ACMVET502ACarry out post-operative nursing routines60
ACMVET503AProduce veterinary dental oral cavity radiographs30
ACMVET504AProvide veterinary dental nursing support for advanced veterinary dental surgery120
ACMVET505APrepare for emergency response20
ACMVET506APerform emergency procedures to sustain life100
ACMVET507AProvide nursing support for critical care surgery100
AHCAGB301AKeep records for a primary production business60
AHCAIS401ASupervise artificial breeding and/or embryo transfer programs80
AHCBIO302AIdentify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs50
AHCFAU301ARespond to wildlife emergencies70
AHCHBR202AHandle young horses40
AHCHBR203AProvide daily care for horses40
AHCHBR303ACarry out mare mating or artificial insemination procedures60
AHCHBR305AHandle and care for stallions60
AHCLSK330AImplement procedures for foaling down mares100
AHCMOM305AOperate specialised machinery and equipment60
AHCNAR202AMaintain wildlife habitat refuges40
AHCPMG401ADefine the pest problem in a local area100
AHCPMG405AImplement pest management action plans80
AHCVPT306AApply animal trapping techniques40
HLTFA301CApply first aid18
BSBCUS501CManage quality customer service40
BSBSMB405BMonitor and manage small business operations45
ACMATE506AAssist to collect and transfer embryos of mice80
ACMEQD401AWork within an equine dental service provision framework20
ACMEQD402ADetermine equine oral function efficiency50
ACMEQD403AIdentify potential health impacts of equine oral conditions110
ACMEQD404AConduct equine oral inspection and assessment and plan equine dental treatment60
ACMEQD405APerform routine dental correction and oral care using manual instruments100
ACMEQU401ARelate equine anatomical and physiological features to equine health care requirements110
ACMEQU402ADetermine nutritional needs in provision of horse health care60
ACMEQU403ARelate musculoskeletal structure to horse movement120
ACMEQU404AEvaluate fit of saddlery and equipment60
SIRXCCS201Apply point-of-sale handling procedures20
SIRXFIN201Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal20
SIRXICT303Operate retail information technology systems35
SIRXMER201Merchandise products30
SIRXMER303Coordinate merchandise presentation35
ACMEQU405AMaintain and monitor horse health and welfare80
ACMGRM301APerform dog grooms on different coat types50
ACMGRM401ACarry out breed standard styling on Gun dog, Working dog and Hound dog breed groups40
ACMGRM302APerform a cross breed clip40
ACMGRM402ACarry out breed standard styling on Non-sporting and Toy dog breed groups40
ACMGRM404AProvide creative styling for dogs30
ACMGRM403ACarry out breed standard styling on Terrier and Utility dog groups40
ACMGRM405ACarry out styling on cats of different breed and coat type50
ACMVET414ANurse foals40
ACMVET415AProvide intensive foal care and nursing60
ACMVET508ASupport veterinary practice communication and professional development60
ACMVET509AManage veterinary nursing procedures150
ACMVET510AApply veterinary nursing pathophysiology180
ACMVET511AApply principles of animal behaviour90
ACMWHS201AParticipate in workplace health and safety processes40
ACMWHS301AContribute to workplace health and safety processes50
ACMWHS401AMaintain workplace health and safety processes80
ACMWHS501AManage workplace health and safety processes80