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Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert Programme

(for Award Holders)

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Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert Programme

(for Award Holders)

DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL THE EARLIEST DATE WE CAN START THIS COURSE IS SATURDAY 27th APRIL AND NOT MARCH 2nd AS PREVIOUSLY PLANNED

ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN ON TUESDAY 2nd APRIL (this date is provisional at the moment)

any changes to the information above will be updated here as and when it happens.

"Saturday Option" course commencing Saturday 27th April 2024 (provisional date)

 DRAFT INFORMATION PACK AND TIMETABLE ATTACHED

  • Attend college one Saturday a month for 18 months 
  • Online content one evening per week

  • Available to holders of a Level 6 or Higher Major Award Holders ONLY

  • Course fee  €3,600 - this can be paid in two instalments

1st payment of  €1,800 when your application has been accepted and 2nd  payment of  €1,800 on or before 30th November 2024

  • If you miss an exam or assignment submission date you must wait for the repeat dates

  • If you don’t successfully complete either the level 5 or level 6 portion of your course you must wait for a later group to complete this award. We cannot facilitate individual repeats at any stage. Any additional repeats outside of the timetable incur a cost of €100 per module

 DRAFT INFORMATION PACK AND TIMETABLE ATTACHED

DRAFT TIMETABLE - TYPICAL DAY 8am to 6pm

  • We cannot facilitate group or timeslot swaps at any stage of the course. 

 

Online content delivery one evening per week and will continue for the entire duration of the course.

These sessions will consist of one of the following:

  • Tutorials (up to 1 hour duration maximum, these will be pre-recorded and available to you for viewing in your own time)

  • Guest Speaker from the Agricultural Industry (this is a live event)

 

Email your queries to: [email protected] or call us on 061393100

Fee Payment options:

 

The "Green Cert" trained farmer status qualification comprises two awards: Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture and, Level 6 Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming.  Your application includes both awards.

Applicants should note there is a delay following completion of your course and awarding of certificates.

For each of these awards a number of quality assurance processes and procedures must be completed by us and Teagasc. Courses must be internally and externally verified, results approval and sign off, details exported to QQI for certification.

This process takes a minimum of six months. 

 

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