Agricultural Mechanisation

Pallaskenry Agricultural College


Course Name Agricultural Mechanisation
Course Provider Pallaskenry Agricultural College
Alternative Provider(s) Ballyhaise Agricultural College
Course Code 5M20454 6M20486
Course Type Teagasc
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) Ballyhaise, Pallaskenry
Course Content Aims: This course equips the graduate with the knowledge and skills required for working in the farm machinery industry such as agricultural contractors, fabricators and machinery sales, and running an agricultural contracting business.

This course is offered at:
•Ballyhaise Agricultural College
•Salesian Agricultural College, Pallaskenry, Co Limerick
FET Code 5M20454
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply directly to the College. Selection for places is by interview.

Online application via

Course commences in September each year.
Duration 2 years
Comment Programmes: Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture Programme & Teagasc Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture (Mechanisation).

Qualifications: These programmes are validated by QQI and lead to a Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture Award ( 5M20454) and a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture (6M20486).
Course Fee €1260
Subjects Taught

Expand+Sample content from the Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture Programme (* Choice of module will be at the discretion of the college / centre):

QQI Code / Title / Level / Credits
5N1433 Work Practice 5 15
5N20368 Principles of Ag...

Entry Requirements Applicants must be 17 years old or over on 1st January following entry to Year one. Students, who have completed the Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture, or equivalent course, are eligible to apply for the Advanced Certificate in Agriculture (Mechanisation). Applicants with relevant prior learning and/or life experience will also be considered.
Careers or Further Progression Progression is available through the higher education links scheme or through advanced entry. Please contact the relevant higher education institute for further information.
Further Enquiries Derek O'Donoghue - Principal,
Pallaskenry College,
Tel: 061 393 100
Interview June /July
Application Date Application Process: The initial application should be made for the Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture Programme. Applications are made online through the Teagasc public website: view link below
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