Animal Welfare: QQI Level 5

The Cat by Tom Gill @Flickr
The Cat by Tom Gill @Flickr
Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Mallow.

From €240.00* / €175.00 for Social Welfare/OAP recipients.

This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to develop an understanding of the process of domestication of animals and the provisions needed to promote physical and mental wellbeing in domestic and captive animals.

Mallow Classes

Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Mallow. Enrol online today.

Location: at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 23 September 2019

Cost: €250.00, *€240.00 with online discount, €175.00 for Social Welfare (certified courses) and Old Age Pension recipients, €150.00 for Mallow College day students and recent graduates.

Information Night:
Information Week, Monday September 9 to Wednesday September 11, 19:00 to 20:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.


QQI 5N0753 Animal Welfare, Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • To explore the processes of evolution that have influenced species diversification and global distribution.
  • The tutor will create an awareness of Animal Welfare issues in Ireland and abroad.
  • The tutor will explore the needs of different domestic species with regard to maintaining animal health. Similarly the learner will gain an understanding of the Animal Welfare legislation in Ireland.
  • The tutor will explore with the learner the history of domestication and its impact on the behaviour, diet and socialisation of domestic species.

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience required.


  • A QQI certification fee of €20 is already included in course fee.

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