Pre-University Animal Science

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Course Content

P r e - U n i v e r s i t y A n i m a l S c i e n c e
  • Small Animal Husbandry & Housing
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Animal Welfare
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Animal Grooming
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Biology
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Word Processing

Course Description

The aim of this programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to progress to a University Programme in the area of Veterinary Nursing/ Animal Science/ Science/ Agricultural Science.  Students can also progress to Advanced Animal Science & Care at O Fiaich Institute of Further Education

Certification

Career Opportunities

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

Veterinary Assistant | Dog Grooming Assistant Animal Care Industry | Zoo Keeping Assistant | Dog Warden | Boarding Kennels Assistant | Agriculture

Statistics

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
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
TCD | Zoology – Biological and Biomedical Sciences
UCD | Animal Science (Equine)

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Fees For The Academic Year 2024 – 2025

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

Registration fee €70.

Total Fees – €100

To secure your place you must pay a registration fee of €100 of which €70 is refundable to you should you decide not to take your place in September 2024. Essential course materials may be required for some courses, the cost of which will be borne by the student.

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PAST STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

The course will allow successful candidates to progress to university to study Veterinary Nursing, Animal Science, Agricultural Science and General Sciences.The course will also 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