Agricultural Mechanisation at Palladkenry Agricultural College & LIT

TUS - Midwest - Limerick Campuses

 

Course Name Agricultural Mechanisation at Palladkenry Agricultural College & LIT
Course Provider TUS - Midwest - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) Salesian Agricultural College, Pallaskenry , TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code LC284
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Duration 2 years.

Class Hours: 9 hours of class, 18 hours of practical per week.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

Applicants are advised that those with a grade less than O4 in Ordinary level Mathematics may have difficulty coping with the mathematics content of this programme.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or Higher in Leaving Certificate Honours Mathematics. For example, if an applicant receives a H6 grade an additional 25 points will b...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the learner achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply to entry for Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), Ordinary Degree (NFQ Level 7) and Higher Certificate (NFQ Level 6)Programmes. With the introduction of the new Leaving Certificate grades, points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:

Pass 28 points
Merit 46 points
Distinction 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic courses at TUS and are not considered passing subjects. Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET/FETAC in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level courses at TUS.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to courses at TUS:

Higher Certificate (...

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Mature Applicants

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The Access Service aims to promote and facilitate entry to, and participation in, the academic programmes and student life of the Institute for mature students. LIT welcomes mature students and will accept applications from pers...

Alternative Entry

Expand+OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants with qualifications other than those listed above (including EU and overseas qualifications) should apply in the usual way, giving full details of their qualifications/application category on their application

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Course Fee

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All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:
1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

STUDENT CONTRIBUTION FEE
The Student Contribution Fee for the 2021/2022 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charg...

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Financial Support

Expand+Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover the
Student Contribution Fee. SUSI is the single awarding authority for all grant applications. It is an “online application system” and is accessed at...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?

This course provides students with education and training to work within the area of Agricultural Technology. The focus of this course is firmly on the provision of skilled technicians for the farm machinery industr...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

Year 1: Introduction to Tractor Engineering and Workshop Processes, Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Technology, Machinery Operations, Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Science, Computer Applications includi...

Comment LOCATION: Moylish Campus, Limerick & Salesian Agricultural College, Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick.

Other Information
• Work Placement
• QQI FET/FETAC Applicants
• Mature Applicants
Careers or Further Progression What can I do after this course?
Graduates of the course can progress to a Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering in Agricultural Engineering degree or to a Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering in Road Transport Technology and Management degree at TUS.

Employment opportunities include Machinery Dealerships, Machinery Importers, Machinery Manufacturers, Agricultural Contractors, Heavy Plant Operators, Trades.
Further Enquiries Contact Details
Mr. Colm Egan
Course Leader
Tel: 061 393100
Email: colm.egan@pallaskenry.com
Web: www.pallaskenry.com
www.lit.ie/Courses/LC284
FTMTA companies: www.ftmta.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 192
2020 200
2019 209