1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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MINOR GROUP 361 ANIMAL ATTENDANTS AND TRAINERS, AND SHEARERS


    ANIMAL ATTENDANTS AND TRAINERS, AND SHEARERS care for, groom, train and shear animals, and assist Veterinarians.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • training animals to obey commands and perform in competitions
    • bathing, cutting, combing, blow-drying and styling pets' coats, clipping their nails and cleaning their ears
    • inspecting, preparing, cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining comfortable animal cages and enclosures
    • filling water troughs and feeding animals according to their individual needs
    • shearing wool and hair from animals
    • assisting Veterinarians to perform procedures and operations
    • maintaining animal health records and monitoring animal health conditions and recovery after operations



This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 3611 Animal Attendants and Trainers
          UNIT GROUP 3612 Shearers
          UNIT GROUP 3613 Veterinary Nurses

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