There are two separeate strands in this area. (See wcfe.ie for full details)
1. Canine Grooming Programme Aim
A one year course of specific interest to applicants wishing to pursue a career in the Dog Grooming/Animal Husbandry industry. Applicants will study a range of subjects relating to animal care and grooming. Emphasis will be placed on the skills and practices required to work in a modern dog grooming studio.
2. Animal Care Programme Aim
A one year course of specific interest to applicants wishing to pursue a career in the Dog Grooming/Animal Care industry. Applicants will study a range of subjects relating to animal care and grooming. Emphasis will be placed on the skills and practices required to pursue a career in animal care and allow for progression to both Veterinary Nursing and Science at Third level.
QQI Animal Care – 5M2768
Start Date: 28-08-2024 Hours/week: 22 Hrs 00 Mins
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course and be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.
|Work Experience (5N1356)
|Mathematics Level 5
|Communications Level 5
|Animal Behaviour (5N0751)
|Animal Grooming (5N0752)
|Animal Welfare (5N0753)
|Animal Anatomy And Physiology Level 5
|Animal Anatomy & Physiology (5N0750)
|Word Processing (5N1358)
On completion of this programme learner will have the skills, knowledge and competencies 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