Kildalton is the largest Teagasc college and a leading provider of training in Agriculture, Horticulture and Equine Studies in Ireland with over 1,400 students attending courses every year. In addition to providing QQI accredited courses at levels 5 and 6 Kildalton College also provides courses at levels 7 and 8 with the local Institute of Technology in Waterford (WIT) making the college a progressive learning facility in the South East.
Kildalton College is situated in the village of Piltown, Co Kilkenny in the picturesque Suir valley. It is located just off the main Waterford to Limerick road (N24), approximately eight kilometres from Carrick-on-Suir and 20 kilometres from Waterford city.
Kildalton College is situated in the village of Piltown, Co Kilkenny in the picturesque Suir valley. It is located on the main Waterford to Limerick road, approximately eight kilometres from Carrick-on-Suir and 20 kilometres from Waterford city.
Due to the current world pandemic and high risk of spread of this virus, Teagasc Kildalton College is following all government recommendations with regards to the provision of further and higher education. Currently in the 2020/21 academic year students at Kildalton College are attending theory classes on online platforms and practical skills training at Kildalton College when possible. The college has put in place all necessary safety requirements and regulations to ensure the safety of students, staff and their families. All student practical learning periods are continuing where deemed safe following risk assessment. All foreign work placements and foreign trips have been cancelled for the current academic year.
Academic Year 2021/22
Currently, it is difficult to foresee how courses will be delivered in the 2021/22 academic year. It is expected that courses will go ahead as normal in the college; however some theory may have to be delivered online depending on the restrictions that are in place at that time.