Advanced Animal Science & Care

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Course Content

Y o g a & P i l a t e s I n s t r u c t o r w i t h M a s s a g e
  • Animal Science and Health
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Wild Animal Management
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Kennel & Cattery Management
  • Communications

Course Description

The aim of this programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work independently and/or in a management or supervisory role within animal related industries.


Level 6 QQI Advanced Certificate in Animal Science 6M5153

Career Opportunities

The course will allow successful candidates to seek employment in various roles including :

Veterinary assistant | Dog groomer | Zookeeper Assistant | Dog Warden | Boarding Kennels Owner/ Assistant| Animal Rescue Assistant


Qualified veterinary nurses can expect to earn €25k – €32k per annum

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Progression to degrees

Graduates can progress to a variety of Degree Programmes including:

DkIT | Veterinary Nursing | Level 7
UCD | Animal Science | Level 8
DkIT | Science/Agricultural Science | Level 8
AIT | Veterinary Nursing | Level 7
LYIT | Veterinary Nursing | Level 7
UCD | Veterinary Nursing | Level 8
UCD | Agricultural Science | Level 8
UCC| Zoology | Level 8

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All courses now have a low course registration fee of €30. Make sure to confirm your place on a course by paying your registration fee.

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