Pre-University Science/Agricultural Science

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education


Course Name Pre-University Science/Agricultural Science
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
Course Code 5M3807
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
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) Dundalk
Course Content Course Aim
The Pre-University Science programme gives its students the opportunity to access to Science and Science related Degree programmes. Studying this course will allow you to build a broad and solid base of scientific knowledge that will be invaluable to you throughout your third level studies and beyond. In our rapidly evolving society the science graduate will have the opportunity to influence and shape the world we live in.
FET Code 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
5M3807 QQI Level 5 Laboratory Techniques
Alternative Entry Mature students are very welcome on all courses in O'Fiaich Institute of further Education and the number of mature students is rising steadily. Some mature students are eligible for VTOS scheme (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme).
Course Fee

Expand+Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
-Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
-Those who are eli...

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Interview First round interviews take place the end of May. Second Round Interviews take place in late August.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education online (link below)
Applications for the each academic year will open from February 1st and closing date for 1st Round of interviews is early May 2019.

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2019
Subjects Taught Learners will complete a combination of the following:
Anatomy and Physiology
Laboratory Skills
Safety and Health at Work
Work Experience
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.
Careers or Further Progression Higher Education Progression
TU Dublin Science - Common Entry Level 8
UCD Science Level 8
CIT Physical Sciences Level 7
DkIT Pharmaceutical Science Level 7
DkIT Science Level 8
DCU Environmental Science and Technology Level 8
Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
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