Next Intake:
Full time/Blended: 16th April 2021 | Online: Anytime
Domestic Student
Course Duration

Online + 4 weeks


Up to 12 months

Class Days

Mon - Fri

Class Time

9am - 4pm

Work Placement

120 hours

Course Fee


*Course Fees include Enrolment fee and Material fee

Entry Requirement

Year 10 High School certificate or equivalent OR Certificate IV in a relevant qualification OR Mature aged student

International Student [Currently unable to accept International Student]
Course Duration
Full Time
Working Holiday Visa - Blended
Class Days
Class Time
Work Placement
Course Fee
*Course Fees include Enrolment fee and Material fee

Entry Requirement

IELTS Language Score of 5.0 or equivalent

Dog Grooming
ACM 30417 Certificate III
Companion Animal Services
CRICOS Code 0100376

The ACM30417 Certificate III Companion Animal Services reflects the role of those working in pet related industries. The skills developed during the course can be used across many aspects of the pet industry. You will learn the basic skills and knowledge of animal care to prepare you for work in the animal industry.

​You’ll learn to maintain and monitor animal health, maintain hygiene and infection control and provide basic care to a range of companion animals. The course also provides industry skills in areas such as animal care and nutrition, animal wellbeing, workplace information, environment sustainability and work health and safety.

By completing this qualification, you will be able to work in a variety of roles including, pet shop attendant, kennel attendant, cattery attendant, assistant dog trainer, pet exerciser, assistant grooming attendant.

​This course reflects the role of individuals required to apply a broad range of knowledge and skills in varied pet industries and undertake skilled work. This qualification serves also as a pathway for further learning..

Some of subjects covered in the qualification:

  • Basic Grooming
  • Dog Anatomy
  • Customer Relations and Salon (or mobile) procedures
  • Diseases and Infection control
  • Pet First Aid

This qualification will be delivered by Dentos Pet Stylist Academy (RTO provider code 2875, CRICOS Code 01854A). Dentos Pet Stylist Academywill issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions for further details.


Units of Study

Work effectively in the companion animal industry
Complete animal care hygiene routines
Maintain and monitor animal health and well being
Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Provide reception services for an animal care facility
Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services
Provide information on companion animals, products and services
Provide enrichment for animals
Provide basic care of dogs
Organise workplace information
Provide basic first aid for animals
Assist in health care of Animals
Feed and Water Animals

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