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
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.
|Customer Service Level 5||Customer Service (5N0972)||QQI|
|Work Experience||Work Experience (5N1356)||QQI|
|Mathematics Level 5||Mathematics (5N1833)||QQI|
|Communications Level 5||Communications (5N0690)||QQI|
|Animal Behaviour||Animal Behaviour (5N0751)||QQI|
|Animal Welfare||Animal Welfare (5N0753)||QQI|
|Animal Anatomy And Physiology Level 5||Animal Anatomy & Physiology (5N0750)||QQI|
|Word Processing||Word Processing (5N1358)||QQI|
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