The aim of this programme is to enable the learner acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and or in a management or supervisory role within animal related industries and or to transfer or progress to programmes leading to Higher Education and Training Awards.
The successful completion of the QQI Level 6 award in Animal Science will enable applicants to work independently and or in a management or supervisory role within animal related industries. Applicants will be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of the husbandry and management requirements of a variety of animals as used in specific animal related businesses to include management of health, nutrition, housing behaviours and welfare together with management strategies, business organisation and personal relations relevant to the diverse animal related industries.
QQI Animal Science – 6M5153
NFQ Level 5 in a relevant discipline when accessing a Level 6 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 6 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 broad range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course and be able to exercise initiative and independence when carrying out course activities.
|Work Experience||Work Experience (6N1946)||QQI|
|Personal And Professional Development||Personal & Professional Development (6N1949)||QQI|
|Customer Service||Customer Service (6N0697)||QQI|
|Animal Science And Health||Animal Science & Health (6N5565)||QQI|
|Kennell And Cattery Management||Kennel & Cattery Management (6N5585)||QQI|
|Grooming Science||Grooming Science (6N6227)||QQI|
|Animal Grooming||Animal Grooming (6N6226)||QQI|
|Canine Obedience And Training||Canine Obedience & Training (6N6228)||QQI|
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to to work independently and or in a management or supervisory role within animal related industries and or to transfer or progress to programmes leading to Higher Education and Training Awards.