Aim - This course has been developed to meet the training requirements of graduates from other non-agricultural award programmes who are interested in farming.
Next course commences Autumn 2020
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- Weekend and School Holiday options available
Duration: The course extends over a minimum of 18-20 months
Qualifications: Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture 5M20454 and Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming 6S20487.
Entry Requirements: Applicants must be a holder of a Level 6 or higher major award in a nonagricultural discipline.
Applicants must also have continuous access to a commercial farm in the Republic of Ireland (home farm or approved nominated farm) to develop proficiency in farm tasks and complete farm based assignment and projects. They must have access to all farm details including financial details on the nominated farm and are expected to spend time weekly on this farm and be involved in the farm operation and management.
Application Process: Applications are made online through the Teagasc public website