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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 Closed


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

The Midleton/Fermoy DE course starting in March 2024 is now closed for new applicants. It is planned that applications for the next DE course at this centre will be available in late Autumn 2024, with a course start date in Autumn 2025.  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 October 2024. For more information, please contact the college on 0909679205 or distance@mountbellewac.ie


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

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 Salesian Agricultural College, Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick : Applications Closed
We are running a Distance Education course starting Summer / Autumn 2024.
More course information available here - https://salesianag.ie/distance-education-course
Link to our website page is https://salesianag.ie/distance-education-course


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.