CAO CODE : AL 652
This two-year course allows you to develop business and equine-related knowledge and skills in preparation for employment within a wide range of occupations. The equine sector is one of Ireland’s most successful industries within an international business arena, there are excellent job opportunities worldwide, enabling graduates to travel and enjoy challenging careers. The course is offered in association with Gurteen College, Ballingarry, Roscrea, Co Tipperary.
Studying on this higher certificate will provide you with knowledge of those disciplines which form the basis for a successful career in the business and equine sectors. You will be expected to understand the factors which make an equine or a general business organisation successful. You will develop the knowledge and learn the skills required for a career in the wider business sectors. The qualification also provides the necessary foundation for progression to an appropriate Bachelor degree (Level 7), as indicated below. Emphasis is placed on both the theoretical and practical elements of the curriculum throughout the course.
During both years, the linking of the business and equine elements involves attendance at AIT and Gurteen College.