Certificate in Animal Science

AWARD

QQI Level 5 in Animal Care

Course Modules

  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Animal Welfare
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Biology
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Animal Husbandry and Housing
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Start you own Business

Course Aim

The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge skill and competence to provide for the needs of animals independently under supervision in a range of animal care contexts and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.Career Progression

Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

Suitably qualified students may find employment in the Animal Care, Veterinary Nursing and Grooming Industry or will have the opportunity to pursue Science and Science related Certificate or Degree Programmes.

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at students who have completed the Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, Leaving Certificate Vocational and mature students with an interest in working with animals or studying science at either University or an Institute of Technology.

 

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Fees

College registration Fees €200.00

Government Levy €200.00*

*Participants are exempt if they:

  • are in receipt of BTEA or VTOS allowance
  • Are eligible for a SUSI Grant
  • Have a full Medical Card

QQI level 5 exam fee €50**

QQI level 6 exam fee €80**

**Participants are exempt if they:

  • Are in receipt of BTEA or VTOS
  • Have a full medical card

Some Courses have additional Fees - these are outlined accordingly.