To be eligible for this authority, you must have the correct qualifications and have completed a required course to become a microchip implanter.
Veterinarians must hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Science that can be registered in Queensland or hold an equivalent degree in another state. Other types of implanters, such as veterinary nurses, must be qualified in the care and handling of cats and / or dogs (for example, you'll need a qualification in veterinary nursing, a Certificate in Animal Technology or a Bachelor of Applied Science in Animal Science).
Veterinarians registered in Queensland must complete the approved course for veterinarians in microchip implantation of cats and dogs. Other types of implanters must complete the approved course for microchip implantation of cats and dogs.