Animal Welfare: QQI Level 5

The Cat by Tom Gill @Flickr
The Cat by Tom Gill @Flickr

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.

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

Mallow Classes

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Nights: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 27 January 2020

Price: €260.00, *€250.00 with online discount, €182.00 for Social Welfare, €182.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €156.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students.


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.
  • Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N0753 Animal Welfare, Level 5

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