Learn to care for our four legged friends.
This short course is suitable if you work as a Local Government Ranger, Animal Control Officer, or as an Animal Management Facility Operators. It will also benefit those in allied fields such as Animal Welfare Inspectors, or those wishing to enter these fields.
You'll learn how to understand and interpret dog and cat body language and behaviour to be able to make safe handling decisions.
Expand on your knowledge about the Local Government Regulatory Services environment and gain the required skills to operate successfully within it. As part of the course you'll gain hands-on experience in industry environments such as a leading Local Government Animal Management Facility and the Cat Haven.
This course includes hands-on practical training including how to use a variety of microchip scanners, learning new and effective slip lead techniques, a range of capture equipment and techniques for both cats and dogs, and more about the effective use of dog poles.
Sessions include presentations from industry experts in related fields, including a qualified and highly experienced veterinarian. You'll meet and handle Princess and Fin.
Most importanlty we'll discuss the relevant legislation at an industry operator's level including real scenarios, issues and solutions.