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25 Hour Level 5 QQI Organic Farming Principles Course

A 25 hour QQI Level 5 ‘Organic Farming Principles’ course must be completed before acceptance into the Organic Farming Scheme.

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On completion of the course, participants will be proficient in:

  • Interpretation of organic standards
  • The principles of organic production
  • Assessing economic viability and market opportunities


Upcoming Organic Farming Principles Courses

Organic Farming Principles Courses will commence in February in the following locations:

 TuamNewcastle West

To book one of the courses below please click on this link

Tuam, Co. Galway

Day 1 - 27th February via Zoom
Day 2 - 28th February Teagasc Tuam & Farm Visit
Day 3 - 5th March via Zoom
Day 4 - 6th March via Zoom
Day 5 - 12th March Teagasc Tuam & Farm Visit

Newcastle West, Co. Limerick

Day 1 - 27th February via Zoom
Day 2 - 29th February Teagasc Newcastle West & Farm Visit
Day 3 - 5th March via Zoom
Day 4 - 7th March via Zoom
Day 5 - 12th March Teagasc Newcastle West & Farm Visit

*Online Zoom Sessions are from 10am to 1pm.
Teagasc Office and Farm Visit days are 9.30am to 1pm.


Express an interest in doing an Organic Farming Principles Course

Please email OrganicCourses@teagasc.ie with the information lested below* if you wish to be placed on a waiting list for future Organic Courses. Course delivery is blended with both physical face to face and online distance learning. 

*Name
Address
Contact telephone number
Farm Enterprise type(s): cattle, sheep, dairy, cereals, horticulture etc.

QQI Module Descriptor - Organic Farming Principles (PDF)