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Animal Science Level 5

Animal Science Level 5 is a course run by Killester College of Further Education, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of one academic year. Animal Science Level 5 gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Animal Science Level 5 at Killester College of Further Education, please review the details below.

Animal Welfare; Animal Grooming; Animal Behaviour; Small Animal Husbandry & Housing; Biology; Animal Anatomy & Physiology; Maths- optional; Work Experience; Communications; Word Processing

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Training ProviderKillester College of Further Education
Course LocationKillester, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 5
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsAnimal Care
Course Start Date6th September 2021
Course End Date27th May 2022
Course Durationone academic year
Course TimeFour days per week plus one day work placement
Course FeeCost €500
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate/LCA/QQI Level 4 Award Students who may not have formal academic requirements but who have the ability to successfully participate on the course will be considered. (RPL Recognition of Prior Learning)
Carear PathStudents may progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme. This Award is a recognised and respected link with Vet Nursing degrees in UCD, DKIT (Dundalk), AIT (Athlone) and LYIT (Letterkenny) and with Science & Bioscience degrees in DIT/TU Dublin. Animal Science Level 5 is a recognised link with UCD Science/Zoology Degree DN200, Animal Science DN250 and DN251 Equine Science. It also links with Wildlife Biology in IT Tralee and Freshwater Marine Biology in GMIT. From 2018, Killester College Animal Science Students who graduate & meet The Entry Requirements for Sligo IT are guaranteed places on all their science courses. This Award is recognised by UK Colleges for Animal Welfare, Animal Behaviour and Veterinary Nursing degrees. Animal Science can also act as a gateway into the animal industry. Past students are working in animal welfare organisations (Dogs Trust); safari parks (Tayto Safari Park); as Animal Care Assistants in veterinary clinics, pet stores, kennels, stables and in Dublin Zoo.
Course Code5M2768
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Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21, Killester, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D05 TW21

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Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21
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