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96 TAFE NSW -- Western Sydney Institute -- Course and Career Guide 2011 Career Opportunities: Senior Horse Grooms, Stable Supervisor, Stud Hand in the Performance Horse industry. TAFE NSW Attendance Certificate Natural Therapies for Animals - Seminar Course No: 27480 Duration: 1 evening Location: Richmond Description: This course introduces participants to the benefits to animals provided by natural therapies and herbal medicine. The seminar should be regarded as a 'taster' for the two hour workshops planned for Massage & Natural Therapies and Herbal Medicine for animals. Entry Requirements: There are no formal educational requirements Career Opportunities: Animal Attendant, Animal Carer. WSI PLUS fees apply Statement of Attainment in (NRT) Professional Dog Grooming Course No: 1044 Duration: 9 weeks Location: Richmond Description: For people wishing to develop their own dog grooming business or for those who wish to achieve recognition in the dog grooming industry. Entry Requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. Career Opportunities: Professional Dog Groomer. WSI PLUS fees apply Course in (NRT) Saddle Fitting Course No: 1096 National Code: 91472NSW Duration: 3 days Location: Richmond Description: For workers in saddlery stores and horse owners interested in learning about saddle fitting. It introduces you to correct saddle fitting as well as the musculoskeletal structure and conformation of the horse. Entry Requirements: There are no formal entry requirements although some pre-reading is required from supplied notes. Career Opportunities: Work in a Retail Saddlery store. WSI PLUS fees apply Certificate IV in (NRT) Veterinary Nursing Application Required -- see page 6 Course No: 1094 National Code: RUV40404 Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time Location: Richmond Description: This advanced course provides the education and training in practical and technical skills in the care and nursing of animals. Entry Requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent plus pre- requisite units. Refer to the Course Information Leaflet for pre-requisite units. Prior to enrolment, you must organise access to a veterinary clinic for 15 hours per week. Career Opportunities: Veterinary Nurse. International students CRICOS Code 055148C Diploma of (NRT) Veterinary Nursing (Emergency and Critical Care) Course No: 6642 National Code: RUV50404 Duration: 1 year full-time Location: Richmond Description: For veterinary nurses wishing to specialise in emergency responses, performing emergency procedures, and providing nursing support for critical care surgery for an extensive range of emergency and specialised critical care surgery cases. Entry Requirements: Ten (10) units of competency (RUV46101A through to RUV4610A) from RUV40404 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, or equivalent, and access to an emergency/specialist veterinary clinic where emergency and critical care procedures are performed. The ten units required will normally be achieved by completing the full Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Career Opportunities: Veterinary Nurse in a veterinary hospital or an emergency/ specialist veterinary clinic.