Equine - Horsemanship / Equitation

Kildalton Agricultural College

 

Course Name Equine - Horsemanship / Equitation
Course Provider Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code 5M3371 6M3505
Course Type Teagasc
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Piltown, Kildalton
FET Code 5M3371 - Horsemanship
6M3505 - Horsemanship Level 6 Advanced Certificate
Duration 2 years
The Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship (Equitation) is one year, and the Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Horsemanship (Equitation) is one year
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application Process: The initial application should be made for Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship (Equitation) Programme. Apply online through the Teagasc public website: (view link below)

Course commences the following September.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+There is a separate application process for each programme. Applicants to the Level 5 must be 17 years old or over on 1st January following entry, and ideally should have completed the senior cycle of second level education. Applicants must unde...

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Financial Support

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The Teagasc Authority approved the introduction of means testing of maintenance grants for students attending Further Level Courses at Teagasc and Private Agricultural Colleges in 2012.

Means testing will apply to Teagasc Level 5 and Level...

Comment Qualifications: These programmes are validated by QQI and lead to a Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship Award (5M3371) and a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Horsemanship (6M3505).
Course Content

Expand+Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship (Equitation)
Teagasc Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Horsemanship (Equitation)

Teagasc full-time Equine education and training caters for the sport horse industry. Sport Horse Industry The sport horse ...

Subjects Taught

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Sample content for the Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship (Equitation) Programme
QQI Code / Title / Level / Credits
5N3355 Stable and Yard Routine 5 30
5N1433 Work Practice (to include some weekend duties) 5 15
5N06...

Careers or Further Progression Transfer and Progression
• Students with this Level 5 award may apply to a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Horsemanship (Equitation).
• Progression may be possible through the Higher Education Links scheme. Please contact the relevant higher education institute for further information.

Graduates of the Advanced Cert can progress into employment in the industry.
Further Enquiries Kildalton Agricultural College
Tel: 051 644 400
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