Teagasc Dairy Start Up Course

Cork East - Moorepark Teagasc Training Centre


Course Name Teagasc Dairy Start Up Course
Course Provider Cork East - Moorepark Teagasc Training Centre
Alternative Provider(s) Teagasc Head Office Oak Park Carlow
Course Code 6N2730 6S2745
Course Type Teagasc
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Component Award (Level 6 NFQ) Minor QQI Level 6 NFQ
Level 6 Specific Purpose Award (Level 6 NFQ) Special Purpose QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Fermoy, Carlow Town
FET Code Planning and Managing Farm Expansion (6N2730)
Farm Expansion Planning (6S2745)
Duration From Autumn 2020 to December 2021.
7 Days Training and 10 Days of Discussions
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment There will be 4 training days in 2020, 3 training days in 2021 and 10 discussion group meetings in 2021
Application Date Request a Callback
Contact your local Teagasc Office or
AGRI Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork
Course Fee The cost of the course is €750 (€600 for Teagasc clients) per participant
Comment Qualification: QQI accredited Level 6 special purpose award in Farm Expansion Planning (6S2745)

We aim to offer Dairy Start up courses on an annual basis at a number of regional venues. The exact location will depend on the demand for a Dairy Start-up course, with a suitable location being chosen for all persons interested in this course. We will do our utmost to centralise courses.
Course Content

Expand+Level 6 Dairy Start up Course (Farm Expansion Planning)
This course is aimed at people planning to establish a new dairy farm enterprise. The course covers the core principles of successful dairying and provides the practical skills required to est...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The first 4 days of the course will cover:
•Cost of converting your farm to dairy milk production
•Expected costs and returns from milk production
•Farmyard design
•Grazing infrastructure
•Animal breeding
•Animal healt...

Further Enquiries Tel: 025 42244
Email: info@teagasc.ie
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