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Animal Welfare and Animal Behaviour (QQI Level 5)



Animal Welfare and Animal Behaviour (QQI Level 5) is a course run by Marino College, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 2 3 Weeks - 2 Terms. Animal Welfare and Animal Behaviour (QQI Level 5) gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Animal Welfare and Animal Behaviour (QQI Level 5) at Marino College, please review the details below.

Animal Welfare (5N0753) & Animal Behaviour (5N0751)    –  QQI Level 5 Component Awards

Structure and Duration:   Evening adult learning course run over 23 weeks based on one 3 hour (6.30pm-9.30pm) class per week on Monday  evenings.

Cost: €450.00 per student

Purpose of Course:   The purpose of the programme is to prepare participants for a career in the animal care industry and provide a stepping block for those who wish to progress with other studies in animal science, animal behaviour or animal care. Areas of the industry which participants will be prepared for include rescue and rehabilitation centres, kennels, stables, zoo keeping, pet shops or animal sanctuaries. The learners will develop an understanding of the process of domestication of animals and the provisions needed to promote physical and mental well being in domestic and captive animals. They will also equip participants with the knowledge, skills and competence to understand the behavioural strategies of a variety of domestic species and wild animal species and to care for and handle domestic and pet animals appropriately.

Participant Profile:   Potential participants are those with an interest in completing a QQI Level 5 certificate in Animal Care and Animal Behaviour;  those working within the animal care industry;  animal grooming or progressing onto further study in animal science;  animal behaviour or animal care.

Preferred Entry Level:

Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.

A Work Placement and / or access to working with or caring for animals is desirable.

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Training ProviderMarino College
Course LocationMarino, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 3
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsAnimal Welfare and Animal Behaviour QQI Level 5 Component Certs
Course Start Date25th September 2023
Course End Date26th April 2024
Course Duration2 3 Weeks - 2 Terms
Course TimeMonday 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Course Fee€450 per annum.
Entry RequirementsPreferred Entry Level: Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences. A Work Placement and / or access to working with or caring for animals is desirable.
Carear PathWork in the Animal/Pet Care Industry and/or further study
Phone01 833 2100
Course Code01
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Marino College



14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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