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Distance Education "Green Cert" Level 6 (5M20454/6S20487)

Important Note 

Applicants for the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate Farming course must hold at least a Level 6 Major Award (or equivalent) on the National Framework of Qualifications. 

Irish Residents/Citizens

Irish Residents/Citizens who hold a PPSN - Apply for available places, or register your interest where appropriate: 


Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture Followed by the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming (Distance Education) at Teagasc Grange, County Meath : Applications Open : Apply Here


Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture followed by the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming (Distance Education) at Teagasc Midleton/Fermoy, County Cork : Applications Open : Apply Here

The next Distance Education course Cork East (Midleton/Fermoy) will commence in March 2024 subject to demand. The course will involve up to 25 days of face-to-face learning and assessments with the course planned to conclude in July 2025.  There will also be blended learning with online classes. For more information please contact sharon.omahoney@teagasc.ie


Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture followed by the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming (Distance Education) at Mountbellew Agricultural College, County Galway : Applications Closed

The next Distance Education course at Mountbellew will commence in April 2024. For more information, please contact the college on 0909679205 or distance@mountbellewac.ie


Salesian Agricultural College, Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick: "Saturday Option" Distance Education "Green Cert" Level 6 (5M20454/6S20487) course commencing March 2024: 
Online applications open early 2024
Further information available on our website https://salesianag.ie/distance-education-course


Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture followed by the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming (Distance Education) at Clonakilty College : Applications Closed

A new course is planned to commence in September 2024 with applications opening in mid-March 2024. The course will involve up to 18 days of face to face contact – this will be 1 friday per month.

More course information is available here


 Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture followed by the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming (Distance Education) at Kildalton College : Applications Closed

 For more information please contact rosanne.dobbyn@teagasc.ie 


Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture followed by the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming (Distance Education) at Ballyhaise College : Applications Closed


Non Irish Residents/Citizens

Non Irish Residents/Citizens who wish to apply for any course that is open for applications, please contact your chosen college or centre directly.