These further level courses are suitable for people who wish to make a career in agriculture but who do not wish to complete a higher level course. QQI accredited courses are suitable for future farmers and for people seeking employment on farms.
Further Education Courses
|Dairy Herd Management||2 years||5M20454/6M20486|
|Drystock Herd Management||2 years||5M20454/6M20486|
|Crops and Machinery Management||2 years||5M20454/6M20486|
|Agriculture Mechanisation||2 years||5M20454/6M20486|
|Pig Management||2 years||5M20454/6M20486|
|Poultry Management||2 years||5M20454/6M20486|
Higher Level Courses
The Stepping Stones to a Career in DairyFarming booklet gives an indication of the career pathways available for graduates using dairy as an example.
The higher level courses are run in partnership with various Institutes of Technology. These courses are accredited by QQI. They provide the education and training needed by future farmers and skilled workers in the agri industry.
|BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science||4 years||WD191|
|BSc in Agricultural Science||3/4 years||TL748/TL848|
|Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Agriculture||4 years||DK882|
|Higher Certificate in Engineering in Agricultural Mechanisation||2 years||LC284|
|Bachelor of Business in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business (Level 7)||3 years||GA172|
|Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Environmental Management (Level 7)||3 years||GA777|
|Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business (Level 8)||4 years||GA187|
|Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Agriculture and Environmental Management (Level 8)||4 years||GA789|
|Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons) in Dairy Business||4 years||DN252|
|Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Agricultural Engineering (Level 8)||4 years||GA683|
|Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons)||4 years||CK412|
|Teagasc Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management||2 years|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation (Level 9)||1 year (part-time)||CKP16|