Animal Care: Dog Grooming 5M2768
This course will facilitate those who wish to pursue a career in the Dog Grooming/Aminal Husbandry Industry. The emphasis of this course will be on developing the skills and practices required to work in a modern dog grooming studio.
This course will also enable participants to acquire the skills, knowledge and competence to provide for the needs of animals in a range of animal care settings, or to progress to further or higher education or training.
Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.
Mature applicants welcome.
Subjects on the course may include:
5N0750 Animal Anatomy and Physiology
5N0753 Animal Welfare
5N0752 Animal Grooming
5N0751 Animal Behaviour OR Small Animal Husbandry
5N1356 Work Experience
5N0972 Customer Service
5N1794 Safety & Health at Work
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
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.
Students may progress to participating Higher Education Institutions [HEIs] through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme: Some of the options include:
Please Note: Places are not guaranteed and may be subject to specific entry requirements and results. Places are limited and awarded on a competitive basis.
Student Services Fee: €175
DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200
QQI Certification Fees: €50
Dog Groomer, Animal Care, Veterinary Assistant.
QQI Level 5 Award in Animal Care 5M2768
This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May.
Full-time registered students of GTI may access a range of adult education courses at a reduced fee.