Dairy Farm Management - Professional

Cork East - Moorepark Teagasc Training Centre


Course Name Dairy Farm Management - Professional
Course Provider Cork East - Moorepark Teagasc Training Centre
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College, University College Dublin
Course Code 105958 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Teagasc
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose University College Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Day release, Daytime
Location (Districts) Fermoy, Piltown, Kildalton
Duration 2 years on-farm professional work experience with 20 course days per year
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact Teagasc for next start date
Application Date Applications are made online through the Teagasc public website:
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Entry Requirements Applicants must possess a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture or equivalent major agricultural award. Applicants are shortlisted based on an interview process for entry to the programme.
Interview You may be invited to attend an interview.
Financial Support

Teagasc student maintenance grant Teagasc provides student maintenance grants to eligible students participating on full-time Level 5 and Level 6 programmes. Assessment for eligibility is based on criteria similar to those for higher educatio...


Expand+Qualifications: This programme leads to a Level 7 Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management awarded by University College Dublin.

Students attend the Teagasc Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moorepark and nominated...

Course Content

To equip graduates with the knowledge, skills and capabilities for the role of farm manager, partner or owner on commercial dairy farms.

Content and Structure
• This programme is delivered in an integrated way by Teagasc education, res...

Subjects Taught The course content consists of four core areas:
• Growing your Dairy Business
• Professional Work Experience
• Dairy Technology
• Dairy Farm Management
Careers or Further Progression Transfer and Progression
As the Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management is a special purpose award educational transfer options and progression routes are similar to the those for the Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture graduate.
Further Enquiries Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research Centre,
Moorepark, Fermoy , Co. Cork P61 C996
025 422 22

Kildalton Agricultural and Horticultural College
Tel: 051 644 400
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