Course Description

Equine Business and Horsemanship

Equine Business and Horsemanship is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of One Year. Equine Business and Horsemanship gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Equine Business and Horsemanship at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

Equine Business  5M2768 or Horsemanship  5M3371

This new one-year course will prepare students for the ever expanding Irish equine industry and provide students with the knowledge and skills relating to the horse industry. The education & training on this course works to enable the student who love horses to pursue a career in the horse industry, or continue their studies at third level in the equine area. By changing their combination of modules, students can avail of the Business or Animal Care award and continue to third level to study in one of these areas.

Course Content

The following modules will be offered:

  • Stable & Yard Routine
  • Sport Horse Riding
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Equine Nutrition
  • Business Administration skills
  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Animal Welfare
  • Customer Service
  • Word Processing

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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date10th September 2018
Course End Date17th May 2019
Course DurationOne Year
Entry RequirementsLeaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification Apply directly on All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications ***Course subject to SUSI approval and modules may be changed due to availability and demand.
Carear PathGraduations may seek immediate employment in a range of companies and projects that seek graduates with an equine, business or animal welfare aptitude. Alternatively students may also progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme to Maynooth University, or UL for Equine Business or to a range of universities and ITs throughout the country for business or animal care.
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