Course Description

Laboratory Techniques: Pre-University Science

This hands-on laboratory skills course provides and introduction to the world of science and covers a  variety of subjects related to laboratory and physical sciences. The purpose of this award is to enable the student to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a science laboratory and or to  progress to science based programmes at third level.  Regular field trips and visits from guest speakers are key features of this course.

Areas of Study

  • Laboratory Skills
  • Microbiology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryLaboratory Practice, Science
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 QQI Award Laboratory Techniques (5M3807)
Course Start Date14th September 2020
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsOne of the following: Leaving Certificate A QQI Level 4 Award Mature applicants are welcome
Carear PathThis course prepares students for careers typically found in the following sectors: chemical industry, biopharma-pharachem, cosmetic science, food and beverages, physical and mathematical sciences, medical devices, education and research, evironmenta science, human biology and health, science journalism. Students may seek employment in many other types of companies such as business, requiring an aptitude for science.
Course Code5M3807
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
17 Cumberland Street
Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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