Applied Science and Laboratory Techniques

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This is one year full time  QQI(FETAC) Level 5 in Applied Science and Laboratory Techniques

Course Description:

This is a one-year full-time course intending to train and prepare students who have a good standard of general education for interesting and challenging, but rewarding, careers in the area of Science and Laboratory skills. It aims to provide students with theoretical, practical knowledge and skills necessary to seek employment opportunities in our regionally expanding pharmaceutical industries.

Course Content:

Laboratory Skills
Materials Science
Work Experience

Certification and Progression

QQI/FETAC Level 5 Laboratory Techniques 5M3807. The full QQI/FETAC Level 5 Certificate facilitates entry on a competitive basis to a range of third level institutions nationwide.

Work Experience

Work experience placement in a related vocational area is an integral part of this course. Students are responsible for seeking their own work placement.

Career Prospects

Food Science and Pharmaceutical Industries
Healthcare Sector
Laboratory Assistant

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should have successfully completed a full Leaving Cert Programme. Students should have received 5 Grade D’s in Leaving Certificate Subjects including English and Maths. Places are awarded on a combination of points for Grades in the Leaving Cert and marks awarded for performances at interview. Mature students with no formal Qualifications are welcome to apply.



Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost Contact course provider
  • Course Length One Year
  • Start date September each year


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