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Horsemanship

Course Code(s):  5M3371
QQI Award Code:  5M3371 Horsemanship
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Chiarain Croom

Colaiste Chiarain Croom
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Course overview

Course Code 5M3371
QQI Award Code 5M3371 Horsemanship
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to give students a thorough grounding in all aspects of Equine Care. The theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom is reinforced and developed during many field trips to Equestrian Centres, Animal Grooming Parlours and Veterinary Clinics.

The emphasis on 'hands-on' practical experience, together with the specialisation in Equine Anatomy and Physiology, equips graduates with the necessary skills for immediate employment in a wide variety of positions in the Horse Industry. The course includes a "Start Your Own Business" module that provides valuable insights into starting your own business and how to "grow" an existing business.

What will you Study?

Stable and Yard Routine 5N3355
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
Sport Horse Riding 5N3359
Equine Anatomy and Physiology 5N3360
Start Your Own Business 5N1418
Animal Welfare 5N0753
Sport Horse Riding 5N3359
Horse Conformation and Evaluation
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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5M3371

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Agricultural Adviser   Farmer - Dairy  
Farmer - Dry Stock   Farm Manager  
Dairy Industry Scientist   Nutritionist  
Veterinary Practitioner   Farrier  
Equestrian / Riding Instructor   Veterinary Nurse  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Animals & Veterinary Science
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.

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source: QQI

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source: QQI