Applied Science with Nutrition (QQI Level 5)
This one year full-time programme provides a solid foundation in General Science. The programme aims to provide both the knowledge and practical skills necessary to prepare learners for further studies in areas such as Food, Nutrition, Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, Environmental, Agriculture, Biological, Forensic and Sports Science as well as Pharmacy Technician programmes.
Apprenticeship opportunities may align with Laboratory Technician and Laboratory Analyst.
- Laboratory Skills
- Safety and Health at Work
- Work Experience
Modules are subject to change
Dublin City University (DCU)
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Technological University of the Shannon (TUS), Athlone
US662 Applied Science (Level 6)
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US738 Veterinary Nursing (Level 7)
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US862 Microbiology (Level 8)
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US866 Pharmaceutical Science (Level 8)
US865 Pharmacology (Level 8)
South East Technological University (SETU)
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Maynooth University (MU)
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MH202 Biotechnology (Level 8)
MH208 Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Level 8)
MH209 Psychological (Science Degree) (Level 8)
MH210 Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Chemistry (Level 8)
€50 QQI Level 5 Certification Fee – Medical Card holders or those in receipt of a Social Welfare payment are exempt from this Certification Fee.
VTOS: If you are over 21 years of age, are unemployed and have been getting certain social welfare payments for at least 6 months you can apply for the Vocational Training and Opportunities Scheme (VTOS). Successful applicants can receive a VTOS payment for the duration of the course, instead of their social welfare payment. Small meal and travel allowances may also apply.
Leaving Certificate or QQI Level 4, or equivalent standard of education. All applicants are subject to an interview and an online assessment. Garda Vetting may also be required, depending on work placement setting.
For further information, please Elaine on 057 9349424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Award Title: QQI Level 5 – Certification in Laboratory Techniques
Duration: One year – September 2024 to May 2025.