Course Description

Applied Science (Laboratory Techniques)



This Applied Science programme provides an introduction to the world of science and covers a variety of subjects related to laboratory sciences.

      What Will I Study?

  • Biology (5N2746)
  • Chemistry (5N2747)
  • Communications (Community) (5N0070)
  • Laboratory Skills (5N2751)
  • Maths (5N1833)
  • Nutrition (5N2029)
  • Physics (5N1460)
  • Work Experience (Community) (C50092)
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryLaboratory Practice, Science
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Laboratory Techniques (5M3807)
Course Start Date11th September 2023
Course End Date31st May 2024
Course Duration38 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age (16+). QQI Level 4 Major Award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, including verbal, numerical and written command of the English language, Common European Framework B1 or equivalent required. Mature applicant route available. Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process. Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work/study in Ireland.
Carear PathIf you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses. There is a separate section on the CAO application for applying using your QQI results from Kerry College in the same way you use your Leaving Certificate results. You may also apply under the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available each year. This course prepares learners for careers typically found in the following sectors: Chemical Industry Biopharma-Pharmachem Cosmetic Science Food and Beverages Physical and Mathematical Sciences Medical Devices, Education and Research Environmental Science Human Biology and Health Science Journalism and Business
Phone0667149696/0646622593
Course Code369510
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