Distance education courses commencing September 2020

Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert for Non Agricultural Award Holders

School Holiday Option course commencing  Thursday 29th October 2020

  • Available to holders of a Level 6 or Higher Major Award Holders in non-agricultural discipline ONLY
  • School Holiday option - ideally suits teachers and school employees as it is timetabled around  School holidays, mid term breaks etc. but is open to all applicants
  • Saturday only option - attend college one Saturday a month for 18 months (next course commencing March 2021)
  • Timetable for the entire duration of the course included in the sample information pack
  • If you have any queries give us a call on 061393100 or email: mary.oconnor@pallaskenry.com
  • Course cost €3,100

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions currently in place some components of this course will be delivered online. You will be notified of these dates in advance.

Below is a sample of the modules we cover on the course:

Level 5 Modules

  • Farm Business and Technology (5N20377)
  • Farm Safety and Farm Assurance (5N20371)
  • Work Practice (5N1433_CIA5)
  • Soils and the Environment (5N20374)
  • Sheep Husbandry (5N20385)
  • Principles of Agriculture (5N20368)
  • Start Your Own Business (5N1418)
  • Farm Structures (5N20420)
  • Safe Use of Pesticide Products (5N20380)

Level 6 Modules

  • 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)

Timetables

School Holiday option (Group "X")

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

attend college during school holidays,

mid-term breaks etc. 

  • Class times: 9am to 4pm

Day 1 & 2         Thursday 29th & Friday 30th October 2020
Day 3 & 4 Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th January 2021
Day 5 & 6 Thursday 18th & Friday 19th February 2021

Day 7 to 11

Monday 29th March to Friday 2nd April 2021

Day 12 to 16

Monday 5th to Friday 9th July 2021

Day 17 to 20

Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th October 2021

Day 21 & 22 Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th January 2022   

Day 23 to 27

Monday 11th to Friday 15th April 2022

Duration 18 Months

(October 2020 to April 2022)

 

Saturday Only Option

Next Course commes March 2021

attend college on Saturdays - draft timetable below  

  • Class times 8am to 6pm

 
Day 1                         13th March 2021                           
Day 2    10th April 2021  
Day 3    15th May 2021  
Day 4    12th June 2021  
Day 5    3rd July 2021  
Day 6    7th August 2021  
Day 7    2nd October 2021  
Day 8    6th November 2021  
Day 9   4th December 2021  
Day 10   8th January 2022  
Day 11   5th February 2022  
Day 12   5th March 2022  
Day 13   2nd April 2022  
Day 14    7th May 2022  
Day 15   28th May 2022  
Day 16   25th June 2022  
Day 17   23rd July 2022  
Day 18   6th August 2022  

Duration 17 months

(March 2021 to August 2022)

 

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