Environmental Monitoring & Sustainability

QQI Award in Laboratory Techniques 5M3807 

This course is designed for anyone who has an interest in learning about environmental monitoring and sustainability and may be interested in pursuing a career in this area. Students will receive a foundation in the major science subjects along with environmental specific modules such as Sustainable Water Management, Environmental Studies and Permaculture Design. The course will prepare students for entry into third level courses in the area of Environmental Sciences. 

Course Content

Laboratory Skills, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Problem Solving, Work Practice, Microbiology, Water Management, Environmental Studies, Permaculture Design


QQI Level 5 Award in Laboratory Techniques 5M3807 

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate to include a minimum of O6 in Maths. Mature students welcome.


Students who pass all modules including course practical work (the pass mark in each subject is 50%) may be eligible for entry to a variety of Level 7 and 8 degree courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology nationwide, through the QQI Higher Education. See Links Scheme here 

Course Charges

Year 1 €470*

*includes €200 Government charge