Animal Attendants and Trainers nec - ANZSCO 361199

Description
This occupation group covers Animal Attendants and Trainers not elsewhere classified.
Skill Level
3
Specialisations
  • Crutching Contractor
  • Muleser
Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skills lists: This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
Skills Assessment Authority
VETASSESS D
Regional for 457 Applications
There is no regional restriction for 457 visa applications for this occupation.
Caveats
The following caveats apply for 457 visa or ENS Direct Entry Stream applications:
Caveat 18
The position relates to animal husbandry, including caring for livestock on a farm.

Group: 3611 Animal Attendants and Trainers

Description
train, feed, groom and care for animals.
Tasks
  • teaching animals to obey verbal and non-verbal commands and addressing behavioural problems
  • training animals to accept riders and pull vehicles
  • training animals to 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
  • transporting food, filling water troughs and feeding animals according to their individual needs
  • maintaining animal health records, treating minor injuries and reporting serious conditions to Veterinarians
  • exercising and playing with animals, answering visitor questions, and transferring animals between enclosures by leading or carrying them
  • dusting and spraying insecticides on animals and immersing them in insecticide baths, to control insect pests
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit 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.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Occupations in this Group

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