Teagasc Part Time Green Cert Programme
Aim: This course, accredited by QQI, is designed for students that are 23 or over, and want to complete the course on a part time basis.
Programme: Teagasc Part-time Green Cert Programme
Duration: 2 to 2 ½ years on a part-time basis
Qualifications: Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture 5M20454 and Level 6 Specific Purpose in Farming 6S20487.
Entry Requirements: Applicants must be 23 years of age or older when starting this programme.
Application Process: Enquires should be made locally to Teagasc colleges and centres. Subsequently applications are made online through the Teagasc public website: Apply Online here
Agricultural Colleges and Teagasc Education Centres.
Graduates of the course are eligible to progress to a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture programme, or apply for entry to linked courses at Institutes of Technology through the Higher Education Links Scheme.
What will I study?
The course requires in the region of 190 hours direct contact (including classroom sessions, practical skills instruction. The table below shows sample Content for the Teagasc Part Time Green Cert programme (* Choice of module will be at the discretion of the college / centre):
|5N1433||Work Practice (home farm)||5||15|
|5N20368||Principles of Agriculture||5||15|
|5N20371||Farm Safety and Farm Assurance||5||15|
|5N20374||Soils and the Environment||5||10|
|5N20377||Farm Business and Technology||5||10|
|5N20380||Safe Use of Pesticide Products||5||5|
|Personal Development module*||5||15|
|6N1947||Work Practice (home farm)||6||15|
|6N3005||Farm Performance Measurement||6||5|
|6N20462||Farm Management and Business Planning||6||10|
|6N20463||Sustainable Farming in the Environment||6||10|
|(Applied Livestock Breeding & Grassland Management) or Crop Production Management||6||10|