Advanced Certificate in Animal Science

Course Aim

This course offers an opportunity to gain an advanced qualification specialising in Animal Science. The aim of this programme is to provide the learner with skills and experience required to work in animal care independently or in a management role. Participants are given the opportunity to enhance their qualification in this sector and further their career within this industry.

 

Course Modules

  • Animal Science and Health
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Wild Animal Management
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Kennel & Cattery Management
  • Word Processing
  • Safety and Health at Work

 

Certification

Level 6 QQI Advanced Certificate in Animal Science 6M5153

 

Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Progression To Degrees

DkIT | Veterinary Nursing | Level 7 
DkIT | Science/Agricultural Science | Level 8  
AIT | Veterinary Nursing | Level 7 
LYIT | Veterinary Nursing | Level 7 
UCD | Veterinary Nursing | Level 8 
UCD | Agricultural Science | Level 8 
UCC| Zoology | Level 8

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Veterinary assistant | Dog groomer | Zookeeper Assistant | Dog Warden | Boarding Kennels Owner/ Assistant| Animal Rescue Assistant

 




2021-22 Course Fees

  • Enrolment Fee
€50
  • Student Registration
€150
  • PLC Government Levy
€200
  • Exam Fees
€50
  • Specialist Course Fees
€150

 

Note - Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the list of course fees.

€30 of Enrolment Fees are Non-Refundable. All fees subject to change.


Fee Exemptions

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the PLC Government Levy:

  • Medical Card/SUSI Grant/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from PLC Government Levy. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.

  • Medical Card/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from QQI Exam Fees. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.

Fee Payments

All fees must be paid online with a Credit/Debit card in advance of course commencement on 13th September 2021. Fees are subject to change. Please note that no refunds will be made by OFI after 1st October 2021. All requests for refunds must be made by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

 

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