Animal & Agri- Sciences - Pre-University

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Animal & Agri- Sciences - Pre-University
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M2768 PU01
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

This programme is designed for students wishing to study Animal and Agri-Science at University. Students will receive a solid foundation in Biology and basic Agri-Science principles and practices which will allow progression to a wide r...

FET Code 5M2768 - Animal Care
Duration One Year - Full Time Study
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M2768 QQI Level 5 Animal Care
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 and 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 Students will complete core animal science subjects including:

Animal Anatomy & Physiology
Animal Welfare
Animal Grooming
Safety & Health at Work
Customer Service

Common subjects such as Communications, Word Processing, Mathematics and Work Experience may also be included.
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/voluntary experience in Youthwork. Entry may be subject to interview and depends on satisfactory completion of an induction programme and Garda Vetting.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments/Project Work
• Examinations
• Practical Skills Tests
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects

Progress to a degree where you can pursue a career in:

Boarding Kennels or Shelter Veterinary Nurse
Veterinary Assistant
Zoo Keeper
Dog Groomer
Dog Trainer
Dog Walking Service
Agriculture Science.

Degree Progres...

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