Science & Laboratory Techniques

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Science & Laboratory Techniques
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M3807 STE3
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) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+This course provides training for learners who wish to follow a career in Science. Through this course you can develop skills and competencies in the preparation, use and maintenance of laboratory equipment to perform a range of laboratory procedures...

FET Code 5M3807 - Laboratory Techniques
Duration 1 Year - Full Time
Comment Qualifications Obtained:
5M3807 - QQI Level 5 Laboratory Techniques
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be additional fee for specialist equipment & field trips
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Laboratory Skills
Anatomy & Physiology
Safety & Health at Work
Word Processing
Work Experience

5M3807 QQI Level 5 Laboratory Techniques
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in Science. Entry may be subject to interview.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Laboratory Techniques graduates find employment in
diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career
destinations you could progress to:

Laboratory Assistant
Pharmaceutical Scientist
Research Assistant

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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