This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Animal Care

Code

5M2768

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

08. Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary > 4. Veterinary > 1. Veterinary

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

20-10-2012

Review Date

31-12-2016

Deactivation Date

Status

Under Review

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

This award was developed through the Common Award System. Any providers who wish to offer this award must have their programme validated by QQI before it can be delivered to learners. The provider should check the certificate specification for this award (see above) and its associated minor awards for validation requirements.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

5N0750

Animal Anatomy and Physiology

5

15

5N0753

Animal Welfare

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0690

Communications

5

15

5N1367

Teamworking

5

15

5N1390

Personal Effectiveness

5

15

5N1615

Problem Solving

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N1356

Work Experience

5

15

5N1433

Work Practice

5

15

A minimum credit value of 45 from the following component(s)

5N0751

Animal Behaviour

5

15

5N0752

Animal Grooming

5

15

5N0972

Customer Service

5

15

5N1363

Veterinary Assisting Skills

5

15

5N1418

Start your Own Business

5

15

5N1610

Business Administration Skills

5

15

5N1794

Safety and Health at Work

5

15

5N1833

Mathematics

5

15

5N1898

Small Animal Husbandry and Housing

5

15

5N2746

Biology

5

15

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.