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DK784
Veterinary Nursing

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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This 3-year, level 7 course in vet nursing provides students with the animal care, knowledge and nursing skills to allow them to work as professional registered veterinary nurses (RVNs). All relevant practical competencies are covered in relation to dogs, cats, horses, farm animals and a range of exotic species.   

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DK784 - Veterinary Nursing
Dundalk IT

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DK784 - Veterinary Nursing
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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CASAC  5M2768  AnimalCare

Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in (C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology) and (C20153 - Animal Anatomy & Physiology
or 5N0750 - Animal Anatomy and Physiology)

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The majority of graduates begin their career working in companion animal, equine and mixed veterinary clinics and hospitals. Opportunities also exist in animal nutrition companies, veterinary medical suppliers and the veterinary pharmaceutical industry. Employment prospects for registered veterinary nurses in Ireland are good at present and for the forseeable future, due to the increasing sophistication of veterinary practices.



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