Education & Training
Oideachas & Traenáil
We are living in very challenging times. At times like these the importance to the Irish economy of our indigenous industries in agri-food sector & horticulture is more appreciated. Young people with the appropriate skills and education are well positioned to avail of careers which will be rewarding and challenging.
Teagasc is the main provider of further education in agriculture, food, horticulture, forestry and equine studies. Many of our courses incorporate management practices and technologies on the home farm, supervised project work and discussion groups.
In collaboration with Institutes of Technology we are providing an opportunity for students to advance from certificate level courses to honours degree level and beyond. Our further education courses are accredited by FETAC while our higher level courses are accredited by HETAC which means that our graduates have a qualification which is recognised at home and abroad.
Over the years Teagasc has developed and delivered training programmes, workshops and seminars for the food & related sectors. These programmes are in the areas of innovation, food safety, quality and legislation.
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