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Agricultural Mechanisation

Course Code(s):  6M2254
QQI Award Code:  6M2254 Agriculture
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Pallaskenry Agricultural College

Pallaskenry Agricultural College
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Course overview

Course Code 6M2254
QQI Award Code 6M2254 Agriculture
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Course Fees apply.<br /><br />This course provides young people with knowledge and skills required for: - Working in the farm machinery industry, e.g. agricultural contractors, fabricators and machinery sales, etc. - Running an agricultural contracting bu

What will you Study?

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Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
CAGRI 6M2254

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Agricultural Officer   Food Scientist  
Geotechnician   Food Safety Consultant  
Food Technologist   Landscape Scientist  
Archaeologist   Engineer - Biosystems / Agriculture / Food  
Farmer - Dairy   Forester - Professional  
Agricultural Scientist   Cartographer   
Horticultural Scientist   Horticultural Manager  
Agricultural Adviser   Groundsperson  
Farmer - Dry Stock   Farm Manager  
Arborist   Dairy Industry Scientist  
Brewer   Hazardous Waste Specialist  
Agricultural Engineering Technician   Apiarist / Commercial Bee Keeper  
Agricultural Inspector   Agricultural Mechanic  
Flavourist / Food Chemist   Conservation Officer - Nature  
Baker/Confectioner   Naval Architect  
Engineer - Mechanical   Process Development Scientist  
Engineer - Aeronautical / Aerospace   Materials Scientist / Technologist  
Engineering Craft Machinist   Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson  
Engineering Technician - Mechanical    Blacksmith  
Manufacturing Technician   Engineer - Yield Analysis  
Mechanic / Automotive Technician   Refrigeration Craftsperson  
Horologist   Polymer Technician  
Machinist - Manufacturing   Patternmaker  
Engineer - Manufacturing   Vehicle Body Repairer/Panel Beater  
Animal Lab Technician   Soil Scientist  
Environmental Consultant   Timber Technologist  
Environmental Technician   Arboriculturalist / Tree Surgeon  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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