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Part Time courses in Agriculture

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.

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

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 (Part-Time) at Teagasc Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co Galway : Applications Closed 

Course Commencing in September 2024


Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture followed by the Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming (Part-Time) at Clonakilty College, County Cork : Applications Open : Apply Here

Course commencing in October 2024


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.