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
|Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture||1 year||5M20454|
|L6 Adv Cert in Agriculture Dairy Herd Management||1 year||6M20486|
|L6 Adv Cert in Agriculture Drystock Management||1 year||6M20486|
|L6 Adv Cert in Agriculture Mechanisation||16 months||6M20486|
|L6 Adv Cert Agriculture Crops and Machinery Mgmt||1 year||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 Cert Engineering in Ag Mechanisation||2 years||LC284|
|B of Bus in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business L7||3 years||GA172|
|BSc In Agriculture & Environmental Mgt L7||3 years||GA777|
|B Business (Hons) in Rural Enterprise Level 8||4 years||GA187|
|BSc (Hons) in Agriculture & Environmental Mgt L8||4 years||GA789|
|Bachelor Agricultural Science H in Dairy Business||4 years||DN252|
|Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management||2 years|
|Postgrad Cert Dairy Technology and Innovation L9||1 year||AL652|