Further Education
2023-2024

Further Education 2023-2024

Advanced Certificate in Animal Science 6M5153

This course is the ideal progression for those who have completed a QQI level 5 in Animal Care or who have had previous experience of working in the Animal Care sector.

This course is designed to:

This course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and the skills to work in a variety of areas within the Animal Health Care sector. Learners will study core areas of Animal Health Care enabling them to work with confidence in a variety of Animal Care settings.

Entry Requirements
  • Successful completion of QQI Level 5 Award or equivalent
  • Pre Admissions Guidance Meeting
  • Mature applicants welcome
Course Content
  • 6N5565 Animal Science and Health

  • 6N1950 Communications

  • 6N1946 Work Experience

  • 6N6226 Animal Grooming

  • 6N5585 Kennel and Cattery Management

  • 6N6228 Canine Obedience and Training

  • 6N5570 Wild Animal Management

  • 6N5569 Humans, Animals and Society

Certification

QQI Level 6 in Animal Science 6M5153

How the course is taught

GTI has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners.

We make extensive use of advanced multimedia and internet based technologies to bring subject matter to life and to ensure effective learning.

Whenever possible, we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more realistic and enjoyable.

We provide learning supports that are tailored to the needs of individual learners.

Progression to Higher Education

Graduates may gain entry to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.

Career Opportunities

Wildlife Rehabilitation, Pet Boarding and Rescue and Obedience and Training classes, Grooming.

Fees

Student Service Fee: €175

QQI Certification Fees: €80

TOTAL: €255

Duration

This course runs from September to May

Please Note

GTI reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.

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Please Note

GTI reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.

Erasmus

Advanced Certificate in Animal Care students may have the opportunity to apply for a three week Erasmus+ Placement during the academic year (subject to funding through the Lifelong Learning Programme by Léargas).

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