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Colaiste Chiarain Croom

Colaiste Chiarain Croom

Animal Care


Course Code:  5M2768
Award Code(s):  5M2768
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course provides students with fascinating insights into the health, care and welfare of a wide variety of animals from horses and dogs to birds and fish.

Students receive a sound theoretical grounding in Animal Anatomy, Physiology and Biology. Emphasis is placed on "hands-on" practical experience with animals during the work experience placement, and during field trips to veterinary clinics, dog grooming parlours and equine centres. The "Start Your Own Business" module provides information about establishing your own business in the rapidly growing Animal Care Sector.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updted and to meet demands.

Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Animal Welfare
Communications
Work Experience
Mathematics
Start Your Own Business
Animal Grooming
Veterinary Assisting Skills
Biology

 

Important: 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.

 

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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 Scientist  
Farm Manager   Farmer - Dry Stock  
Farmer - Dairy   Geneticist  
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Farrier   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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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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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5M2768