Animal Care & Management
The companion animal sector employs more than 30,000 people and generates $4.2 billion in annual turnover (2002-2003 figures), and is a growing industry. This sector includes animal welfare, local councils and port authority's as well as pet products retailers, groomers, boarding kennels, pet food and accessories manufacturing and vet nurses. It is an area growing in importance as the impact of animal welfare and behaviour is better understood. Industry sectors are animal control and regulation, animal technology, captive animals, companion animal services, veterinary nursing.
The Training Council has direct influence on the development and review of the following Industry Training Package(s). To view the current Training Package(s) click on the relevant link below:
ACM10 - Animal Care and Management Training Package
For further information on the Animal Care and Management Training Package visit AgriFood Skills Australia.
Links & Resources
Please refer to our Links & Resources for information on Careers, Industry Associations, and Employee and Employer organisations within this industry area.