Adult Green Cert - Part-time

Cork East - Midleton Teagasc Training Centre


Course Name Adult Green Cert - Part-time
Course Provider Cork East - Midleton Teagasc Training Centre
Alternative Provider(s) Cork East - Mallow Teagasc Training Centre, Cork East - Moorepark Teagasc Training Centre, Cork West - Macroom Teagasc Training Centre
Course Code 5M20454 6S20487
Course Type Teagasc
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Level 6 Specific Purpose Award (Level 6 NFQ) Special Purpose QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Day release, Daytime
Location (Districts) Mallow, Midleton, Macroom
FET Code 5M20454 - Agriculture
6S20487 - Specific Purpose Certificate in Farming (Teagasc Green Cert)
Duration 2 to 2.5 years on a part-time basis
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact your Local Teagasc Education Officer (details below) to check centres running the course and start dates.
Application Date Application Process: Enquires should be made locally to Teagasc colleges and centres. Subsequently applications are made online through the Teagasc public website: link below
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Entry Requirements Applicants must be 23 years of age or older when starting this programme
Course Fee Costs:
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+Offered at Teagasc Regional Education Centres and Agricultural Colleges.

Qualifications: Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture 5M20454 and Level 6 Specific Purpose in Farming 6S20487.

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Course Content Aim: This course, accredited by QQI, is designed for students that are 23 or over, and want to complete the course on a part-time basis.
Subjects Taught

Expand+The course content for both the part-time and distance Education Green Certificates is the same. The table below gives a sample of what the learner will study.

QQI Code / Title / Level / Credits
5N1433 Work Practice (home farm) 5 15
5N20368 Prin...

Careers or Further Progression Graduates of the course are eligible to progress to a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture programme, or apply for entry to linked courses at Institutes of Technology through the Higher Education Links Scheme.
Further Enquiries Cork East
Noreen O'Rahilly
Teagasc,Sandfield, Mallow, Co. Cork
Phone: 022 21936

Sharon O’Mahony
Teagasc, Middleton, Co. Cork
Phone: 021 463 1898

Cork West
Pat Flannery,
Teagasc, Codrum,
Macroom, Co Cork
Phone: 026 41604
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