Equine - Stud Management

Kildalton Agricultural College


Course Name Equine - Stud Management
Course Provider Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code 5M3371 6M3507
Course Type Teagasc
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
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
6M3507 - Equine Breeding
Duration 2 years
The Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship (stud) is one year, and the Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Stud Management is one year.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application Process:
The initial application should be made for Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship Programme. Apply online through the Teagasc public website: www.teagasc.ie/equine-courses/
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Entry Requirements Entry Requirements:
There is a separate application process for each programme. Applicants to the level 5 Certificate must be 17 years old or over on 1st January following entry to Level 5, and ideally should have completed the senior cycle of second level education. Applicants must successfully complete Level 5 to apply for Level 6. Applicants who seek to enter Level 6 with an equivalent Level 5 qualification must undergo the Teagasc RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) process.
Financial Support

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...


Expand+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 Equine Breeding (6M3507).

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Course Content

Expand+Stud Management
Teagasc, Kildalton College, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. Students attend Kildalton College for course work prior to completing a practical learning period on some of the best stud farms in Ireland.

Stud Management Industry
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Subjects Taught

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Sample Content for Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship (Stud Management) Programme
QQI Code / Title / Level / Credits
5N3355 Stable and Yard Routine 5 30
5N1433 Work Practice 5 15
5N0690 Communications 5 15

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+There are a number of career opportunities in supporting or service provider roles. There are good employment opportunities in the industry in Ireland and internationally, including work on stud farms, training yards and other equestrian enterprises....

Further Enquiries Kildalton Agricultural College
Tel: 051 644 400
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