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Equestrian Studies

Course Code(s):  5M3371
QQI Award Code:  5M3371 Horsemanship
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE

Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE
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Course overview

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

Course Description

The equestrian industry is international and has a wide range of job opportunities enabling graduates to travel around the world and enjoy challenging careers.

This equestrian studies course will provide students with an excellent training in stable management, handling and care of horses, and horse riding together with internationally recognised qualifications.

What will you Study?

Stable and Yard Routine 5N3355
Sport Horse Riding 5N3359
Equine Anatomy and Physiology 5N3360
Equine Nutrition 5N3363
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
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)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
5M3371

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Sample Careers

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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
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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