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|QQI Award Code||6M2254 Agriculture|
This full-time course equips students with the husbandry and management skills to run a successful drystock farm. It also prepares graduates for further training in farm management, farm work abroad and careers in agri-industry.
Students spend 20 weeks at the college and spend a further 12 weeks on-farm practical learning period on an approved host farm.
On successful completion of the course students are awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture.
Students who successfully complete this course meet the training requirements for Stamp Duty Exemption and DAFM Schemes.
Work Practice 6N1947
Farm Management and Business Planning 6N20462
Sustainable Farming in the Environment 6N20463
Sustainable Farm Development (Capstone) 6N20464
Managing Ruminant Nutrition 6N0305
Applied Livestock Breeding 6N3525
Beef Husbandry Management
Grassland Management 6N20472
Team Leadership 6N1948
Personal and Professional Development 6N1949
Supervisory Skills 6N2104
Sheep Husbandry Management 6N20466
Agricultural Land Drainage 6N20477
Grazing Platform Designs 6N20485
Mechanical Pesticide Application 5N20435
Chemical Fertiliser Application 5N1750
Grassland Machinery 5N20432
Organic Manure Handling 5N20441
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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