Animal Care - Year 1

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Animal Care - Year 1
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M2768
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content

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Animal Care prepares students to assist the veterinary surgeon in all aspects of animal care.

Veterinary assistants provide basic animal care, assist in laboratory procedures and in the veterinary clinic. They may also work in a...

FET Code 5M2768 - Animal Care.
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Certification: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Animal Care - 5M2768.
Alternative Entry

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Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

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Course Fee €650. Please refer to the Institute's website for a breakdown of the course fee (see "Link to Course Fee" above).
Financial Support

Expand+Cavan Institute is an approved college for Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) maintenance grants. PLC maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending full-time courses in Cavan Institute.

This grant must be applied for, through Studen...

Application Date How do I Apply?
On-line applications for the 2021/22 academic year are Open (via link below).

A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.

Your PPS Number is also required as part of the application process.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2021.
Subjects Taught Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Chemistry
Animal Behaviour
Animal Welfare
Communications
Animal Grooming
Biology
Mathematics
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
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Careers or Further Progression

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Students are given a firm foundation in the skills needed for employment as a Veterinary Assistant or in Animal Care.

Further Study
At Cavan Institute:
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates may progress t...

Further Enquiries Cavan Institute,
Cathedral Road,
Cavan,
Co. Cavan.
H12 E426
email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
Tel: +353 49 4332633
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