Agriculture - Crops & Machinery Management

Kildalton Agricultural College


Course Name Agriculture - Crops & Machinery Management
Course Provider Kildalton Agricultural College
Alternative Provider(s) Gurteen 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) Piltown, Gurteen, Kildalton
FET Code 5M20454
Duration 2 years
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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Entry Requirements Applicants must be 17 years old or over on 1st January following entry to Year 1. Students who have completed the Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture, or equivalent course, are eligible to apply for the Advanced Certificate in Agriculture (Crops & Machinery Management). Applicants with relevant prior learning and/or life experience will also be considered.
Course Fee Costs:
Level 5 €990
Level 6 €990
Net of accommodation and food costs.

Where an applicant is the holder of a major award at Level 6 or higher, an additional course charge of €1,000 is applied.
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+Programmes : Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture Programme & Teagasc Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture (Crops & Machinery Management)

Qualifications: These programmes are validated by QQI and lead to a Level 5 Certificate in A...

Course Content Aim: To provide students with the latest technology, information and management skills necessary for a career in the crop and machinery industry.

Delivery Locations
This full time Crops and Machinery education option is offered at Gurteen College and Kildalton College.
Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
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

Careers or Further Progression On successful completion of the programme students can progress through the higher education links scheme or advanced entry where possible. Please contact the relevant higher education institute for further information.
Further Enquiries Kildalton Agricultural College: Tel: 061 644400

Gurteen Agriculture College: 067 21282
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