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Colaiste Chiarain Croom

Colaiste Chiarain Croom
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5153
QQI Award Code 6M5153 Animal Science
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The Level 6 Veterinary Science course aims to provide students with the theoretical and hands on experience required to be an effective member of a Veterinary Practice. The course modules are designed to give an understanding of veterinary care and practice management.

What will you Study?

Animal Science
Communication
Canine Obedience and Training
Grooming Science
Kennel and Cattery Management
Humans, animals and society
Wild Animal Management
Work Experience
Large Animal Husbandry
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
6M5153

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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   Dairy Industry Research Scientist  
Farm Manager   Farmer - Dry Stock  
Farmer - Dairy   Taxidermist  
Geneticist   Clinical Trials Scientist  
Jockey   Veterinary Practitioner / Surgeon  
Zoologist   Riding / Equestrian Instructor  
Farrier   Zoo Keeper  
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
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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