The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to independently and under supervision analyse, quantify and report on the physical and biological diversity of an eco-system and or to progress to further or higher education or training.
QQI Applied Ecology – 5M5028
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, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
|Work Experience||Work Experience (5N1356)||QQI|
|Communications Level 5||Communications (5N0690)||QQI|
|Biological Diversity||Biological Diversity (5N1568)||QQI|
|Sustainable Water Management||Sustainable Water Management (5N5027)||QQI|
|Environmental Studies||Environmental Studies (5N1442)||QQI|
|Permaculture Design||Permaculture Design (5N1617)||QQI|
|Ecological Field Methods||Ecological Field Methods (5N1439)||QQI|
|Word Processing||Word Processing (5N1358)||QQI|
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to independently and under supervision analyse, quantify and report on the physical and biological diversity of an eco-system and or to progress to further or higher education or training.
The successful completion of the QQI Major Level 5 Award in Applied Ecology will enable applicants to source employment at entry level in a laboratory and work independently and / or under supervision analysing, quantifying and reporting on the physical and biological diversity of an eco-system in the workplace.