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Equine - Horsemanship

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Curragh Post-Primary School

Curragh Post-Primary School
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Course overview

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

Course Description

The level 5 Horsemanship course aims to provide students with the skills, knowledge and competence to enter a number of sectors of the industry at an employable standard. The level 6 courses are aimed at up skilling suitably experienced workers and those progressing from level 5 to supervisory positions across all sectors of the industry.

What will you Study?

Stable and Yard Routine 5N3355
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
Sport Horse Riding 5N3359
Equine Anatomy and Physiology 5N3360
Equine Nutrition 5N3363
Horse Breeding
Payroll Manual and Computerised 5N1546
Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
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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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
5M3371

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Sample Careers

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Agricultural Adviser   Dairy Industry Research Scientist  
Farm Manager   Farmer - Dry Stock  
Farmer - Dairy   Taxidermist  
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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
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.