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Animal Care | ACCC

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Animal Care 5M2768

The aim of this course is to introduce the learner to the principles and techniques that allow them to potentially work with and care for a variety of species of small animals.

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Typical Modules

Animal Grooming
Animal Anatomy & Physiology
Animal Welfare
Veterinary Assisting Skills
Small Animal Husbandry and Housing
Animal Behaviour
Customer Service
Safety & Health at Work
Work Experience
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities
  • Applicants must have Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent.
  • A minimum of grade D in English and Maths is required.
  • Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are also eligible to apply.
  • Mature learners (over 23) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.
  • Places on the programme are limited and will be allocated on the basis of a personal interview.
  • Pet Shops, Animal Welfare Centres.
  • Veterinary Clinics / Practices
  • Institutes of Technology and other Colleges around the country may be offering opportunities for further studies.  Please check with individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or visit www.cao.ie.
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.