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Applied Science/Laboratory Techniques | ASLT

Course Overview

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QQI Level 5 Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

This 1 year comprehensive programme provides a solid foundation in the laboratory sciences. The programme aims to provide both the knowledge and practical skills necessary to prepare learners for further studies leading to a career in science.


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Typical Modules

Laboratory Skills
Chemistry
Biology
Physics
Mathematics
Safety & Health at Work
Work Experience
Communications
Word processing
Anatomy and Physiology
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities
  • Applicants must have Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent.
  • Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are also eligible to apply.
  • Mature learners (over 23) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.
  • In addition applicants will have to undertake an interview.
  • Award holders will have both the knowledge and practical skills necessary to access Science-based programmes.
  • Successful learners may pursue science certificate or degree programmes in a variety of ThirdLevel Colleges in Ireland or in the UK. Institutes of Technology and other Colleges around the country may be offering opportunities for further studies at Level 6, 7 or 8. Please check with the individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or visit  www.qqi.ie
  • Alternatively, learners may seek employment in companies and projects requiring an aptitude for science.
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This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.