Agricultural Mechanisation

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Agricultural Mechanisation
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code 106882 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment From September 2019 to May 2022.
Application Date Application Closing Date: 16th August 2019
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Duration 3 years full-time from September 2019 to May 2022.
Course Fee €3,000 per annum (please note fees quoted are for the academic year 19/20 only and subject to annual review).

This is a full-time course and applicants may be eligible for a student grant, for further details visit
Entry Requirements Applicants wishing to enrol on this programme will need to secure work placement from a suitable employer. Applicants must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent examinations, obtaining a minimum grade O6/H7 in English or Gaeilge and Mathematics and O6/H7 in three other subjects.

The Institute’s policy in relation to recognition of prior learning (RPL) also applies (see below).

Expand+NFQ: Level 7
Credits: 180
Award Type: Major Award

Springboard+ 2019
In order to participate on a Springboard+ course you must meet the eligibility requirements, be normally resident in the state at the time of course commencement and also hold ...

Course Content

Expand+The aim of this programme is to produce a technician with a fundamental knowledge of the essential engineering skills associated with agricultural machinery. This knowledge, combined with extensive work based practical learning, will equip the learne...

Subjects Taught

Year 1
Semester 1
Vehicle Electronics
Workshop Processes and Materials
Farm Machinery 1
Agri Tractor Technology 1
Agri Tractor Technology 2
Computer Applications

Semester 2
Work Placement 1 Agri-Mechanisation

Year 2
Semester 3...

Number of Credits 180
Further Enquiries Lifelong Learning Department
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