Course Description

Animal Welfare and Animal Behaviour (QQI Level 5)

Marino College



Animal Welfare (5N0753) & Animal Behaviour (5N0751)    –  QQI Level 5 Component Awards

Structure and Duration:   Evening adult learning course run over 24 weeks based on one 3 hour (6.30pm-9.30pm) class per week on Monday  evenings.

Cost: €450.00 per student

Purpose of Course:   The purpose of the programme is to prepare participants for a career in the animal care industry and provide a stepping block for those who wish to progress with other studies in animal science, animal behaviour or animal care. Areas of the industry which participants will be prepared for include rescue and rehabilitation centres, kennels, stables, zoo keeping, pet shops or animal sanctuaries. The learners will develop an understanding of the process of domestication of animals and the provisions needed to promote physical and mental well being in domestic and captive animals. They will also equip participants with the knowledge, skills and competence to understand the behavioural strategies of a variety of domestic species and wild animal species and to care for and handle domestic and pet animals appropriately.

Participant Profile:   Potential participants are those with an interest in completing a QQI Level 5 certificate in Animal Care and Animal Behaviour;  those working within the animal care industry;  animal grooming or progressing onto further study in animal science;  animal behaviour or animal care.

Preferred Entry Level:

Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.

A Work Placement and / or access to working with or caring for animals is desirable.

Marino College Night School is closed at present due to Covid-19 restrictions.  We hope to open again in September, but will have to wait for further advice from the Department of Health / Education.  Please visit our website at http://www.marinocollege.ie/second-level/evening-courses for updates about courses and Enrolment week


Marino, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 07
College Name Marino College
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Animal Care
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Marino, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 3
Course Start Date 14th September 2020
Course End Date 26th April 2021
Course Fee €450 per annum.
Course Duration 2 4 Weeks - 2 Terms
Course Times Monday 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Animal Welfare and Animal Behaviour QQI Level 5 Component Certs
Entry Requirements Preferred Entry Level: Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences. A Work Placement and / or access to working with or caring for animals is desirable.
Career Path Work in the Animal/Pet Care Industry and/or further study
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Course Provider

Marino College



01 8332100
14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Marino College
14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland