- Code: HA
- Certification:Companion Animal Science
- Duration: One Year
This one-year course is uniquely designed for those who wish to progress to setting up their own animal care business or working at a supervisory level in a range of animal establishments. It offers a broad range of subjects to encourage learners to explore different aspects of companion animal management. The learner has the opportunity to seek work experience in a variety of settings. The learner will study towards a QQI award in Animal Science at Level 6. They may also achieve a City & Guilds Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma in Animal Management.
- Programme of Study
Canine Obedience and Training
Kennel and Cattery Management
Animal Science & Health
Humans, Animals and Society
CITY & GUILDS
Understand Animal Welfare and Breed Development
Undertake Kennel and Cattery Management
Undertake Pet Store Design and Animal Management
Components subject to change
- Entry Requirements
QQI Level 5 Award in Animal Care
Mature learners – experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications
Learners are required to source their own work experience.
Places are offered following successful interview.
- Career Opportunities
- Higher Education Progression*
Learners may be eligible to progress to selected higher education courses in Ireland through the Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS) and in Britain.
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