Distance Education - (ID: #14)

Back to search results

Course Description

Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert for Non Agricultural Award Holders

Courses commencing  Autumn 2020 

  • Available to holders of a Level 6 or Higher Major Award Holders in non-agricultural discipline ONLY
  • Saturday only option - attend college one Saturday a month for 18 months OR
  • School Holiday option - ideally suits teachers and school employees as it is timetabled around school holidays, mid term breaks etc. but is open to all applicants
  • Timetable for the entire duration of the course included in the information pack
  • If you have any queries give us a call on 061393100 or email: mary.oconnor@pallaskenry.com
  • Course cost €3,100

DOWNLOAD YOUR INFORMATION PACK HERE

Due to COVID-19 restrictions currently in place some components of this course will be delivered online. You will be notified of these dates in advance. These dates are included in the current timetable.

Below is a sample of the modules we cover on the course:

Level 5 Modules

  • Farm Business and Technology (5N20377)
  • Farm Safety and Farm Assurance (5N20371)
  • Work Practice (5N1433_CIA5)
  • Soils and the Environment (5N20374)
  • Sheep Husbandry (5N20385)
  • Principles of Agriculture (5N20368)
  • Start Your Own Business (5N1418)
  • Farm Structures (5N20420)
  • Safe Use of Pesticide Products (5N20380)

Level 6 Modules

  • Applied Livestock Breeding (6N3525)
  • Grassland Management (6N20472)
  • Farm Performance Measurement (6N3005)
  • Work Practice (6N1947)
  • Sustainable Farming in the Environment (6N20463)
  • Farm Management and Business Management (6N20462)

Timetables

School Holiday option (Group "X")

attend college during school holidays,

mid-term breaks etc. 

  • Class times: 9am to 4pm

Day 1 & 2 Thursday 29th & Friday 30th October 2020
Day 3 & 4 Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th January 2021
Day 5 & 6 Thursday 18th & Friday 19th February 2021

Day 7 to 11

Monday 29th March to Friday 2nd April 2021

Day 12 to 16

Monday 5th to Friday 9th July 2021

Day 17 to 20

Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th October 2021

Day 21 & 22 Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th January 2022

Day 23 to 27

Monday 11th to Friday 15th April 2022

Duration 18 Months

(October 2020 to April 2022)

 

Saturday Only Option (Group Y)

attend college on Saturdays only

  • Class times 8am to 6pm

 
  Group Y (full)  
Day 1                         19th September 2020                               
Day 2    24th October 2020  
Day 3    21st November 2020  
Day 4    12th December 2020  
Day 5    23rd January 2021  
Day 6    20th February 2021  
Day 7    20th March 2021  
Day 8    17th April 2021  
Day 9    22nd May 2021  
Day 10    19th June 2021  
Day 11    24th July 2021  
Day 12    18th September 2021  
Day 13    23rd October 2021  
Day 14     20th November 2021  
Day 15    18th December 2021  
Day 16    22nd January 2022  
Day 17    19th February 2022  
Day 18    19th March 2022  

Duration 18 months

(September 2020 to March 2022)

 

DOWNLOAD YOUR INFORMATION PACK HERE

From €3,100.00
Level 5
Distance Education (L5&6)
Distance Education