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90 TAFE NSW -- Western Sydney Institute -- Course and Career Guide 2010 Horse Industry and Animal Studies Certificate III in (NRT) Companion Animal Services Course No 4289 Training Pkg Animal Care and Management National Code RUV30304 Duration 18 weeks full-time, 1 year part-time Location Richmond This course is for people wanting to work within the companion animal industry. Entry requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent plus Certificate II in Animal Studies. Ability to undertake workplace practice is recommended. Career opportunity: Animal Care Industry Worker. International students CRICOS Code 053701K. Certificate IV in (NRT) Companion Animal Services Course No 4295 Training Pkg Animal Care and Management National Code RUV40304 Duration 1 year part-time Location Richmond This course is for working in the area of special care of animals or managing and maintaining specialised animal housing facilities and the monitoring and maintaining health of companion animals. Please contact the college as you may need to complete an Expression of Interest. Entry requirements: NSW HSC or equivalent and pre-requisite units. Refer to the Course Information Leaflet for pre-requisites. You must also have access to an animal care workplace. Career opportunity: Companion Animal Worker at supervisor, owner, manager, animal trainer level. Certificate III in (NRT) Engineering -- Fabrication Trade (Blacksmithing) Course No 9282 Training Pkg Metal and Engineering National Code MEM30305 Duration Flexible Location Richmond For people who are interested in or employed in the heavy construction/ fabrication/blacksmithing industries (traditionally referred to as the boilermaking/welding trades) at C10 level in the Metal and Engineering Industry. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. You would normally be expected to be in, or seeking relevant employment in the metal and engineering industry. Career opportunity: Blacksmithing Tradesperson (fabrication tradesperson specialising in industrial blacksmithing) level C10 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award. Equine see also Agriculture (Horse Breeding) page 73, Engineering -- Fabrication Trade (Blacksmithing) page 90, Farriery page 91, Horse Industry page 91, Racing pages 86-88 and Veterinary Nursing page 91. Certificate III in (NRT) Equine Nursing Course No 3726 National Code 91165NSW Duration 1 year full-time Location Richmond For people who want to work as an equine nurse in a specialist equine facility. Entry requirements: Certificate II in Horse Industry Operations (Performance Horse), or Certificate II Agriculture (Horse Breeding) or Certificate II in Racing (Stablehand) or equivalent, plus 1 year full-time horse industry experience. If you cannot meet these requirements you will be considered if you have a minimum of 3 years full-time experience in the horse industry, and can demonstrate a range of basic skills in horse husbandry and handling. Career opportunities: Equine Veterinary Assistant, Horse Breeding Stud Assistant, Equine Enterprise Assistant. Diploma of (NRT) Equine Massage Therapy Course No 1100 National Code 91428NSW Duration Up to 2 years part-time Location Richmond TAFE PLUS fee applies This is a para-professional qualification, providing you with a variety of necessary technical skills and knowledge including musculoskeletal structure of the horse, therapeutic massage, biomechanics, medications, myofacial release, acupressure points and aromatherapy. Entry requirements: A Certificate III equine qualification, or equivalent industry experience and a current Senior First Aid Certificate. Career opportunity: Equine Massage Therapist, Business Owner.