Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert for Non Agricultural Award Holders

  • Available to holders of a Level 6 or Higher Major Award Holders in non-agricultural discipline ONLY
  • Courses commencing September 2021 - information pack & timetable now available

Two timetable options

  • School Holiday Option - timetabled around school holidays, mid-term breaks, etc. 
  • Saturday Option - attend college one Saturday a month for 15 months
  • tutorials delivered online
  • Course fee €3,100 - when your application has been “accepted” you receive an email requesting a €500 booking deposit to secure your place. The remaining balance of €2,600 must be paid before your course commences

Download your information pack and timetable here

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

Some of the modules covered are:

Level 5:

  • Farm Business and Technology (5N20377)
  • Farm Safety and Farm Assurance (5N20371)
  • Work Practice (5N1433_CIA5)
  • Soils and the Environment (5N20374)
  • Beef Husbandry (5N20388)
  • Sheep Husbandry (5N20385) OR Dairy Husbandry (5N20396)
  • Principles of Agriculture (5N20368)
  • Start Your Own Business (5N1418)
  • Organic Farming Principles (5N20423)
  • Safe Use of Pesticide Products (5N20380)

Level 6:

  • 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)

 

Online content for both groups will start on Wednesday 15th September 2021 @ 7pm and will continue every Wednesday until 16th November 2022

 These sessions will consist of one of the following:

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

·         Q & A sessions (maximum 1 hour duration)

·         Exams (maximum 2 hours duration)

A detailed timetable for all online sessions will be issued to students before the course commences.

 

PLEASE NOTE: REGARDLESS OF WHICH OPTION YOU CHOOSE THE NUMBER OF CONTACT HOURS WILL BE THE SAME

Saturday Option

Days in Pallaskenry

Class times 8am to 6pm

Saturday 11 September 2021  Day 1
Saturday 16 October 2021 Day 2
Saturday 13 November 2021  Day 3
Saturday 15 January 2022  Day 4
Saturday 12 February 2022  Day 5
Saturday 12 March 2022  Day 6
Saturday 9 April 2022  Day 7
Saturday 14 May 2022  Day 8
Saturday 11 June 2022  Day 9
Saturday 9 July 2022  Day 10
Saturday 10 September 2022  Day 11
Saturday 8 October 2022  Day 12
Saturday 12 November 2022  Day 13

 

School Holiday option

Days in Pallaskenry

Class times - 9am to 4pm

28th October 2021 Thursday Halloween   Day 1
29th October 2021 Friday Halloween  Day 2
4th January 2022 Tuesday Christmas  Day 3
5th January 2022 Wednesday Christmas  Day 4
24th February 2022 Thursday mid-term  Day 5
25th February 2022 Friday mid-term  Day 6
11th April 2022          Monday Easter week Day 7
12th April 2022 Tuesday Easter week Day 8
13th April 2022 Wednesday    Easter week Day 9
14th April 2022 Thursday Easter week Day 10
15th April 2022 Friday Easter week Day 11
4th July 2022 Monday Summer  Day 12
5th July 2022 Tuesday Summer  Day 13
6th July 2022 Wednesday Summer  Day 14
7th July 2022 Thursday Summer  Day 15
8th July 2022 Friday Summer  Day 16
25th October 2022 Tuesday Halloween   Day 17
26th October 2022 Wednesday Halloween  Day 18
27th October 2022 Thursday Halloween   Day 19
28th October 2022 Friday Halloween          Day 20