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Agriculture Courses

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

CourseDurationCode
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.

CourseDurationCode
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