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 Science

Code

6M5153

NFQ Level

6

EQF Level

5

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

08. Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary > 1. Agriculture > 1. Crop and livestock production

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

11-10-2013

Review Date

Deactivation Date

Status

Active

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)

6N5565

Animal Science and Health

6

15

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

6N0697

Customer Service

6

15

6N1948

Team Leadership

6

15

6N1950

Communications

6

15

6N2191

Leadership

6

15

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

6N1946

Work Experience

6

15

6N1947

Work Practice

6

15

6N1949

Personal and Professional Development

6

15

A minimum credit value of 60 from the following component(s)

6N5566

Animal Trading

6

15

6N5567

Large Animal Husbandry

6

15

6N5568

Animal Behaviour

6

15

6N5569

Humans, Animals and Society

6

15

6N5570

Wild Animal Management

6

15

6N5585

Kennel and Cattery Management

6

15

6N5925

Clinical Laboratory Techniques

6

15

6N5926

Medical Veterinary Nursing

6

15

6N5985

Veterinary Nursing Pharmacy

6

15

6N5986

Veterinary Surgical Theatre Management

6

15

6N6005

Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

6

15

6N6225

Veterinary Practice Management

6

15

6N6226

Animal Grooming

6

15

6N6227

Grooming Science

6

15

6N6228

Canine Obedience and Training

6

15

6N6229

Investigative Studies

6

15

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