Course Description

Applied Science

This Applied Science programme provides an introduction to the world of science and covers a variety of subjects related to laboratory sciences. The purpose of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a science laboratory and/or to progress to a science based third level programme of study.

CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryLaboratory Practice, Science
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLaboratory Techniques - 5M3807
Course Start Date13th September 2021
Course End Date27th May 2022
Course Duration37 weeks
Course Fee130
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age (16+). QQI Level 4 Major Award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Science Subject to Leaving Certificate level (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 PathOur Applied Science graduates have third-level progression options at Levels 6, 7 and 8 in a wide range of areas including: General Science Biotechnology Forensic Science Pharmaceutical Science Sports Science Food Science Past graduates have successfully completed the following: Food Innovation – DIT Food Science and Management – DIT Pharmacy Technician – DIT Nutritional Sciences – UCC Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship – UCC Food Science – UCC Food Science with Business – UCC
Phone066 71 49696
Course Code313883
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