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Canine Grooming (Animal Care)

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.

Target Award

QQI Animal Care – 5M2768

Start Date: 27-08-2023Hours/week: 21 Hrs 00 Mins

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Education Requirements
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.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)


Learning Aptitude
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.


Previous Experience
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.

Module Award Body
Customer Service Level 5 Customer Service (5N0972) QQI
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Animal Behaviour Animal Behaviour (5N0751) QQI
Animal Grooming Animal Grooming (5N0752) QQI
Animal Welfare Animal Welfare (5N0753) QQI
Animal Anatomy And Physiology Level 5 Animal Anatomy & Physiology (5N0750) QQI
Small Animal Husbandry And Housing Small Animal Husbandry & Housing (5N1898) QQI
Learning Outcomes
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

Provider

Waterford College of Further Education


Location

Parnell Street, Waterford, X91 VKT9


Facilities

  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Administration Office

Email:
wcfeinfo@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051874053