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Course Structure: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture

This is a one year full time course.

Total: 120 credits.

Duration: 1 Year Full Time – 29 weeks.


  1. Beef Production – 30- credits
  2. Combinable Crop Production – 30 credits
  3. Dairy Production – 30 credits
  4. Animal Production Science – 10 credits
  5. Crop Production Science – 10 credits
  6. Farm Business – 10 credits
  7. Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application – 5 credits
  8. HandHeld Pesticide Application- 5 credits
  9. Chemical Fertiliser Application – 5 credits


Delivery of course material will combine a good balance of practical hands-on skills coupled with a sound theoretical understanding of agricultural practices and processes. Learners will undertake twelve weeks of hands-on work placement on an approved progressive farm as well as many interactive visits to agri-related businesses and industries.


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Entry requirements: Applicants must be 18 years or over, and/or have a Leaving Certificate.

Closing date for applications:  Friday, September 9th 2022.