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LC284
Agricultural Mechanisation (Salesian Agricultural College Pallaskenry)

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This programme provides students with education and training to work within the area of Agricultural Technology. 

The subject matter includes tractor engineering and workshop process, machinery operation, electrical and electronic technology, administration and management, engineering science and mathematics, engineering drawing and CAD and computer studies, project and industrial placement together with a high degree of personal and practical skills.

Students will be taught a mix of technology, practical, academic, administrative and managerial modules.

The programme has a high practical content with the inclusion of a 33 week work placement in approved training locations such as main garages, contractors and fabricators. Students will also have the opportunity to complete work placement abroad. 

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LC284 - Agricultural Mechanisation (Salesian Agricultural College Pallaskenry)
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LC284 - Agricultural Mechanisation (Salesian Agricultural College Pallaskenry)
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Employment opportunities include Machinery Dealerships, Machinery Importers, Machinery Manufacturers, Agricultural Contractors, Heavy Plant Operators.



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