Applicants must apply through the CAO.
Applicants must have passes in five Leaving Certificate subjects at ordinary level (Grade D3 or better). The subjects passed must include Mathematics and either English or Irish. The standard points system is used to rank applicants. Holders of QQI awards at Level 5 and Level 6 and mature students may also apply through the CAO.
The course provides education and training for students to enable them to understand the core subjects of agricultural mechanisation. The focus of this course is firmly on the provision of skilled technicians for the farm machinery industry in Ireland. The course will enable graduates to function in the machinery retail, machinery operation sector and allied agricultural machinery and manufacturing industries.