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Part-Time Courses

Students who do not wish to pursue a full time programme with Teagasc can opt to complete some courses on a part-time basis.

To apply for available part-time (component award) courses in horticulture, please click on the Horticulture tab.

Here follows information about part time courses in agriculture.

Part Time courses in Agriculture

Entry Requirement: You must be over 23 years of age at the time of starting the Part Time "Green Cert" course. This is a combined programme of two awards. The Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture and the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming, which meets the educational requirements for trained farmer status.

Irish Residents/Citizens who hold a PPSN select the course of your choice below:
Course NameCourse LocationApplication Status

Clonakilty College, County Cork: Part Time "Green Cert" course, beginning September 2021 and running until May 2023.

Delivered using a blended learning approach – on site in Clonakilty Agricultural College, Skibbereen Advisory Office, Macroom Advisory Office, online Zoom. 

Applications Closed

Kildalton College , Piltown, County Kilkenny, are now accepting applications for the Part-time course starting in October 2021.  For further information please contact nichola.barry@teagasc.ie Kildalton College, Piltown, County Kilkenny Applications Open - Apply Here
Grange Training Centre, Grange, County Meath: Courses commencing on 13 July 2021. Applications  closed. For further information please contact Colm.Barry@teagasc.ie Teagasc Training Centre, Grange, County Meath Applications Closed