Drogheda Institute of Further EducationAnimal Care Level 5

Animal Care Level 5

1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This one year animal care course provides students with a solid foundation in animal care and grooming. Often graduates progress to a degree in Veterinary Nursing, Zoology, Biochemistry, Animal Science and Animal Behaviour.

Course Content

  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Animal Welfare
  • Biology
  • Word Processing
  • Safety & Health at Work or Mathematics.
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Small Animal Husbandry
  • Canine First Aid


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Animal Care. Course Code: 5M2768.

Progression Options

Students may find employment in the Animal Care, Veterinary Nursing and Grooming Industry. Graduates may apply to join our Level 6 course in Animal Science or apply for entry into related courses in Institutes of Technology and Universities both in Ireland and in the UK.

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