Advanced Animal Science
QQI Level 6 - Animal Science (6M5153)

COURSE CONTENT

  • Animal Science and Health
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Kennel and Cattery Management
  • Animal Grooming
  • Grooming Science
  • Canine Obedience and Training
  • Veterinary Assisting Skills

CAREER PROSPECT

  • Grooming Parlours
  • Boarding Kennels
  • Animal Welfare Organisations
  • Animal Clinics and Catteries

Courses Description

This one year course is designed as a follow on from the QQI Level 5 Animal Care course. It will provide the student with the experience to further develop their skills in animal grooming, animal welfare, training and management. Emphasis will be placed on exploring different aspects of animal care for those interested in working in animal care professions.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Students who have successfully completed L5 animal care.
  • Mature applicants with relevant experience. Successful completion of interview

Certification

  • QQI Level 6 – Animal Science (5M5153)

Work Experience

Work experience placement is an integral part of this course. Students must obtain one day per week work experience for the
academic year. The day will be specified by the College.

Costs

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Please Note: Every effort is made to have these costs as accurate as possible, however, please be aware that some of these costings are supplied by external agencies & external exam bodies and there is a potential for those to change unexpectedly. If changes occur they will be communicated to learners as soon as possible.

Progression

With entrepreneurship in mind the Level 6 course can develop skills valuable to those interested in managing their own business or expanding their employability to other areas of the animal care industry, including, day-care, obedience and training, walking and working with Animal Welfare Organisations.

Work Experience

Work experience placement is an integral part of this course. Students must obtain one day per week work experience for the
academic year. The day will be specified by the College.

Additional Courses

Veterinary Assisting Skills QQI Level 5

Duration

One Year

N.B. Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.

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