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CECRA

CECRA is a competence development programme for advisers and consultants working in rural areas that combines practical training with tried and tested advisory techniques.

What is CECRA?

CECRA stands for Certificate for European Consultants in Rural Areas and is a competence development programme for advisors and consultants. The aim of the programme is to create a standard within advisory skills across Europe. CECRA helps participants to improve their advisory and extension techniques. Teagasc is an approved provider of CECRA training in Ireland. A series of advisory skills training modules have been developed for an Irish context and are now available for consultants and advisors in Ireland.

What are the benefits?

  • Participants develop their skills and knowledge in advisory techniques as well as self-development.
  • Strong practical training centred on participants needs
  • Learn about independent planning, implementation and evaluation of individuals and groups, educational events and projects.
  • Reflect on the professional activities in your various consulting and training roles and develop your personality profile on an ongoing basis.
  • Meet like-minded colleagues and establish a transnational network.
  • You acquire additional methodological knowledge that will increase your success in your advisory and extension activities.

Find out more

Course fee: €300

If you have a question about any of the courses above please email connected@teagasc.ie .

 

2020 CECRA Training Schedule

DateModuleMod. No.VenueRegistration

Wed 26 - Thurs 27 Feb

Team work and team leadership

3

Teagasc, Oak Park

Register

Tues 10-Wed 11 Mar

Marketing and Public Relations

10

Teagasc, Athenry

Register

Tues 9-Wed 10 Jun

Self and Time Management

5

Teagasc, Tullamore

Cancelled due to Covid 19

Thurs 18-Fri 19 Jun

Facilitation and Discussion Group Management

7

Teagasc, Athenry

Cancelled due to Covid 19

Thurs 18-Fri 19 Jun

Personal Development/My advisory profile

1

Teagasc, Ashtown

Cancelled due to Covid 19

Thurs 2 - Fri 3 July

Marketing and Public Relations

10

Teagasc, Ballyhaise

Cancelled due to Covid 19

Thurs 8 - Fri 9 Oct

Teamwork and team leadership

 3

Teagasc, Moorepark

Cancelled due to Covid 19

Thurs 15 - Fri 16 Oct

Facilitation and Discussion Group Management

 7

Teagasc, Moorepark

Cancelled due to Covid 19

Wed 28 - Thurs 29 Oct

Enabling Networks for Innovation (new)

 14

Teagasc, Moorepark

Cancelled due to Covid 19

Tues 3 - Wed 4 Nov

Extension Methods

 7

Teagasc, Oak Park

Cancelled due to Covid 19

Thurs 12 - Fri 13 Nov

 Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

 4

Teagasc, Ashtown

Cancelled due to Covid 19

CECRA Certification

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