Animal Science and Management

(Level 6)

Certification

QQI Animal Science Level 6, Code 6M5153

Overview

This course encourages you to progress from being animal carers to being supervisors, managers and proprietors or having other roles of responsibility within the varied animal care and science sectors. Our new approach to course delivery means that you can tailor the course specifically to your area of interest by choosing the subjects most suitable to the industry you wish to work in. At level 6 you participate in more self-directed learning with the support of knowledgeable, experienced staff and you combine opportunities for gaining advanced knowledge and progressive personalised skills thorough a mixture of college based learning and practical work placements.

COURSE CONTENT

CORE (mandatory) component awards

Code Title
6N5565 Animal Science & Health
6N1950 Communications
6N1946 Work Experience

Elective (choice) component awards (learners select 6)

Code Title
6N6226 Animal Grooming
6N5566 Animal Trading
6N4310 Business Management
6N6228 Canine Obedience
6N5569 Humans, Animals and society
6N6229 Investigative Studies
6N5585 Kennel and Cattery Management
6N5567 Large Animal Husbandry
6N5570 Wild Animal Management
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Animal Management Enterprise L6

STUDENT CHARGES

Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
 Student Services € 250
 QQI Fee  €80
 Gov PLC Fee € 200
 Materials  €100
TOTAL €630

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255500
email: animalmanagement@stjohnscollege.ie

Entry Requirements

For entry to Level 6 a full QQI Level 5 Award in Animal Care, is required.

Duration

One-year full time

Work Placement/Experience

Learners on the Animal Science and Management course are encouraged to continue participating in work experience as such opportunities and experiences are invaluable and can on occasions lead to employment.

 

Education Progression Opportunities

CIT: CR001; CR006; CR007; CR010; CR011

LIT: LC260

AIT: AL 842

Tralee IT: TL858,

WIT: WD176, WD177

 

We advise you to consult the CAO website – www.cao.ie and http://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=fetac_ to confirm specific entry requirements for Higher Education Institutions.

QQI Level 6 awards may have advanced entry options into some Higher Education Institutions:

 

Career Opportunities

  • Animal Scientist / Laboratory/Research work
  • Animal Pharmaceuticals and Product Sale/Promotion
  • Grooming Parlour Assistant/Owner
  • Pet Shop Manager
  • Zoos/Wildlife Parks
  • Customs and Animal Control
  • Animal Welfare Officer and Law Enforcement
  • Animal Sanctuaries
  • Dog Training Facilities
  • Animal Boarding and Daycare
  • Equine Establishments
  • Pet Farms
  • Commercial Farms