Animal Management and Enterprise

(Level 6)


QQI Animal Science Level 6, Code 6M5153


This Level 6 course is designed to give students the opportunity to explore the large variety of businesses and organisations involved in Animal Management. Students can develop skills valuable for industry or work towards managing a business of their own. Practical and supervisory skills are enhanced through the course with students taking on more responsibility in the department and carrying out an independent practical study in an area of their choice. Work experience is also carried out in a relevant industry.


Code Title
6N5567 Large Animal Husbandry
6N5585 Kennel and Cattery Management
6N5569 Humans, Animals and society
6N5570 Wild Animal Management
6N5566 Animal Trading
6N5565 Animal Science & Health
6N4310 Business Management
6N1950 Communications
6N1946 Work Experience

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 Award in Animal Care is required.


One-year full time

Apply Online
Animal Management Enterprise L6


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

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255500

Work Placement/Experience

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

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 – and 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

  • Pet Shops
  • Grooming Parlours
  • Boarding Kennels
  • Animal Welfare Organisations
  • Stable Yards
  • Large & Small Animal Clinics
  • Catteries