Animal Science & Care

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education

 

Course Name Animal Science & Care
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
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) Dundalk
Course Content Course Aim
Animal Science provides the student with the skills, experience and knowledge to make an informed choice regarding continuing their studies or progressing into employment. Whether your interests lie in the animal care sector, animal grooming or veterinary nursing, studying Animal Science is a pathway that allows access to all of these opportunities.
FET Code QQI Level 5 in Animal Care
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
5M2768 QQI Level 5 Animal Science
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:
€30

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 a...

Financial Support View www.susi.ie
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.

•Your email address and mo...

Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2019
Subjects Taught Course Modules
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Animal Welfare
Laboratory Skills
Maths
Communications
Work Experience
Safety and Health at Work
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
DkIT Veterinary Nursing Level 7
DkIT Science Level 8
AIT Veterinary Nursing Level 7
LYIT Veterinary Nursing Level 7
UCD Veterinary Nursing Level 8
UCD Agricultural Science Level 8

Career Opportunities & Progression Routes
Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:
Veterinary Assistant
Self-employed - Animal Care Industry
Animal Breeder
Pet Shop Sales Assistant
Zoo Keeper
Dog Warden
Boarding Kennels Assistant
Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
email: info@ofi.ie
web: www.ofi.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here