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.


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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Fees For The Academic Year 2024 – 2025

All courses have a Registration Fee of €30 (non-refundable).

A non-refundable Registration fee of €30 will be payable on acceptance of a PLC place. Essential course materials may be required for some courses the cost of which will be borne by the student.

All fees are subject to change. All fees must be paid with a Credit/Debit card online. No cash is acceptable.

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