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|QQI Award Code:||6M5153 Animal Science|
|QQI Award Code||6M5153 Animal Science|
This advanced course gives students all of the practical training & experience required to be a skilled Animal Groomer, as well as offering many other opportunities in animal related professions.
Students manage the colleges grooming room, gaining an understanding of the science of grooming and the products used, building up experience in handling & working with animals. Work Experience in the industry remains integrated in the course structure.
What will you Study?
Humans, Animals and Society
Kennel and Cattery Management
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.
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:
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College Website Course Page
Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)Qualifax Course Page
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