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Course code

ANWS402

Level

4

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To enable students to work professionally in a safe and sustainable manner, whilst providing best practice care for healthy companion animals (across a minimum of three species) in an animal facility.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of animal needs and welfare, and legal requirements to maintain animal health and safety in an animal facility.
  • Identify features of an animal facility design which pertain to the Animal Welfare Act and minimum standards.
  • Apply workplace health and safety guidelines to minimise workplace injury.
  • Apply understanding of hygiene as it relates to disease control in an animal facility.