Don't let the name fool you. Although they are Totally Reptiles, they provide exceptional service to a wide area of Victoria for all types of pet supplies, assistance and advice. The staff have extensive product knowledge to help customers make an informed decision on pets and related purchases.
Skills You Might Learn
Placement students will have the opportunity to develop their teamwork, problem solving, time management, communication, and other transferrable skills. They may also develop specific skills related to working with animals, such as hygiene routines, infection control policies and procedures, monitoring animal health and wellbeing, providing appropriate nutritional requirements, and providing basic care for a variety of animal types.
Typical Tasks & Duties
While on placement, students will assist the staff with both "Animal" and "Retail" related activities. Students will assist with maintaining a clean workplace, creating displays that are pleasing to the eye, etc.
Students will start with basic / core workplace activity, then may be able to undertake more complex and responsible tasks as their skill, knowledge and maturity is demonstrated.
Best suited to a VCE or VCAL student with a keen interest in working with animals, preferably undertaking Cert II or Cert III in Animal Studies
Suitable for working with animals in a retail environment, to be discussed further at interview.
Special Transport Requirements
Venue close to Bus and train access. No Travel form required.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- ACM20110 - Certificate II in Animal Studies
- ACM30110 - Certificate III in Animal Studies
- ACM30410 - Certificate III in Companion Animal Services
- VIC20116 - VCAL Studies