RSPCA NSW runs training programs about animal care and welfare.

Statement of Attainment in ACMGAS206 Provide Basic First Aid for Animals

RTO Code: 70238

This unit of competency covers the process of providing essential first aid for animals by recognising and responding to an emergency using basic first aid measures. The unit covers the following areas:

  • Recognising emergency situations
  • Identifying hazards
  • Minimising risks
  • Assessing the physical condition of the animal and recording vital signs
  • Reassuring the animal
  • Handling the animal in a safe and humane manner to minimise pain and further injuries
  • Applying basic first aid care to a range of animals
  • Seeking first aid assistance when required

We have 2 options for completing this course:

  • Blended Format: Online learning to be completed prior to a single face to face day.
  • Full face to face: 2 full days face to face

COVID 19 – Info: Please be aware that due to Current COVID restrictions and attempting to keep all face to face time to a minimum we are currently only running the Blended Format Course.

For the full course information for both options, please see the information sheets below:

Download the full face to face student information sheet here

Download the blended format student information sheet here

Download the student handbook here

The fee for this course is $465. To enrol in one of these courses please select either face to face or blended using the buttons below.

If you have any questions, please contact or phone (02) 9782 4478

Please note that enrolment in the course does not guarantee successful completion of the course. Please also note that undertaking training through RSPCA NSW does not guarantee an interview for a paid or volunteer position at RSPCA NSW. You can find a list of any available positions at RSPCA NSW here.

Enrol today by selecting your preferred course delivery option