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Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert for Non Agricultural Award Holders

  • Next course starting Saturday 2nd April 2022
  • Saturday Option Course  - attend college one Saturday a month for 15 months (timetables below)
  • Online content  on Tuesday evenings (details below)
  • Available to holders of a Level 6 or Higher Major Award Holders in non-agricultural discipline ONLY
  • Course fee €3,100 

Download your information pack and timetable here

Please read the information pack and timetable before commencing your online application.

Online content delivery will start on Tuesday 5th April 2022 @ 7pm and continue every Tuesday evening until Tuesday 11th July 2023. 

 These sessions will consist of one of the following:

  • Tutorials (up to 1 hour duration maximum, these will be recorded and available to you for viewing in your own time)
  • Guest Speaker from the Agricultural Industry
  • Exams (maximum 2 hours duration)

 

Group 6 – Saturday Option

 

Group 7 – Saturday Option

Course commences with online induction on Saturday 2nd April 2022 from 9am to 11am

Course commences with online induction on Saturday 2nd April 2022 from 9am to 11am

“Saturdays in Pallaskenry”

 “Saturdays in Pallaskenry”

07 May 2022

Day 2 of 13

28 May 2022

Day 2 of 13

25 June 2022

Day 3 of 13

02 July 2022

Day 3 of 13

23 July 2022

Day 4 of 13

17 September 2022

Day 4 of 13

24 September 2022

Day 5 of 13

15 October 2022

Day 5 of 13

22 October 2022

Day 6 of 13

19 November 2022

Day 6 of 13

10 December 2022

Day 7 of 13

17 December 2022

Day 7 of 13

14 January 2023

Day 8 of 13

21 January 2023

Day 8 of 13

11 February 2023

Day 9 of 13

18 February 2023

Day 9 of 13

11 March 2023

Day 10 of 13

25 March 2023

Day 10 of 13

22 April 2023

Day 11 of 13

06 May 2023

Day 11 of 13

27 May 2023

Day 12 of 13

10 June 2023

Day 12 of 13

01 July 2023

Day 13 of 13

8th July 2023

Day 13 of 13

 

Email your queries to: [email protected] or call us on 061393100

 

What will I study? 

Level 5:

  • Farm Business and Technology (5N20377)
  • Farm Safety and Farm Assurance (5N20371)
  • Work Practice (5N1433_CIA5)
  • Soils and the Environment (5N20374)
  • Beef Husbandry (5N20388)
  • Sheep Husbandry (5N20385) OR Dairy Husbandry (5N20396)
  • Principles of Agriculture (5N20368)
  • Start Your Own Business (5N1418)
  • Organic Farming Principles (5N20423)
  • Safe Use of Pesticide Products (5N20380)

Level 6:

  • Applied Livestock Breeding (6N3525)
  • Grassland Management (6N20472)
  • Farm Performance Measurement (6N3005)
  • Work Practice (6N1947)
  • Sustainable Farming in the Environment (6N20463)
  • Farm Management and Business Management (6N20462)
  • “Days in Pallaskenry” Timetable

 

Applicants should note there will be a delay following completion and awarding of certificates.

Applicants should note there will be a delay following completion and awarding of certificates.

The "green cert" trained farmer status qualification comprises two awards: Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture; and, Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming. 

For each of these awards a number of quality assurance processes and procedures must be completed by us and Teagasc. Courses must be internally and externally verified, results approval and sign off, details exported to QQI for certification. This process takes a minimum of six months.