Agricultural Mechanisation

Pallaskenry Agricultural College


Course Name Agricultural Mechanisation
Course Provider Pallaskenry Agricultural College
Course Code 6M20486
Course Type Teagasc
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Pallaskenry
Course Content 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 business
- Transferring to Year 2 of the B Eng (Agriculture) in IT Tralee.
FET Code 6M20486
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply directly to the College. Selection for places is by interview.

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Course commences in September each year.
Duration 16 months
Comment On successful completion of the programme students are awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture.

This award meets the training requirements for Stamp Duty Exemption and DAFM Schemes.

NOTE: The content and structure of this course is planned to change in 2018 subject to QQI validation
Subjects Taught Course content includes maintenance and repair of machinery, vehicle electrical principles, workshop practices, crop management and production equipment, farm vehicle maintenance, work practice, business management, business planning and information technology.
Entry Requirements Students who have completed the QQI Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture are eligible to apply.
Careers or Further Progression Transferring to Year 2 of the B Eng. (Agriculture) in IT Tralee.

Progression is available through the higher education links scheme. Please contact the relevant higher education institute for further information.
Further Enquiries Derek O'Donoghue - Principal,
Pallaskenry College,
Tel: 061 393 100
Interview June /July
Application Date By 1st June
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