Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert for Holders of Non Agricultural Awards

Kildalton Agricultural College


Course Name Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert for Holders of Non Agricultural Awards
Course Provider Kildalton Agricultural College
Alternative Provider(s) Ballyhaise Agricultural College, Clonakilty Agricultural College, Gurteen Agricultural College, Mountbellew Agricultural College, Salesian Agricultural College, Pallaskenry
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, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Mountbellew, Clonakilty, Ballyhaise, Piltown, Gurteen, Pallaskenry
FET Code 5M20454 - Agriculture
6S20487- Farm Administration Special Purpose Level 6
Duration The course extends over a minimum of 15–20 months
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Applications are made online through the Teagasc public website - view link below.
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

Expand+Applicants must be a holder of a Level 6 or higher major award in a nonagricultural discipline. Applicants must also have continuous access to a commercial farm in the Republic of Ireland (home farm or approved nominated farm) to develop proficiency ...

Course Fee €2990
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...


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

Expand+Aim: This course has been developed to meet the training requirements of graduates from other non-agricultural award programmes who are interested in farming.

Programme: Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert Programme (For Award Holders)


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...

Further Enquiries Kildalton College: 051 644 400
Ballyhaise College: 049 433 8108
Clonakilty College: 023 883 2500
Gurteen College: 067 212 82
Mountbellew College: 090 967 9205
Pallaskenry College: 061 393 100
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