QQI Animal Care Level 5, Code 5M2768
This course is designed to give learners foundation training in caring specifically for dogs. It introduces elements of all industries that involve ‘man’s best friend’, but it is advisable that progression to the Level 6 Canine Studies and Management is made to study further and gain important business and management skills.
|5N1898||Small Animal Husbandry|
|5N0750||Animal Anatomy & Physiology|
|5N1794||Safety and Health|
|Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒|
|Student Services||€ 250|
|Gov PLC Fee||€ 200|
Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent
For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.
Work experience in Animal Care is of an advantage in application.
One-year full time
Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The college will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Education Progression Opportunities
SJC: Animal Science 6M5153
CIT: CR001; CR006; CR007; CR010; CR011; CR300
AIT: AL 842
WIT: WD:176, WD177
IT Tralee: TL858
- Pet Shops
- Grooming Parlours
- Boarding Kennels
- Animal Welfare Organisations
- Stable Yards
- Large & Small Animal Clinics