Agriculture Level 6
Note: Learners seeking to work as agricultural workers need excellent hand-eye coordination skills; excellent listening skills; an ability to work well with others; physical stamina; physical strength and mechanical skills to operate machinery.
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner acquire the skills, knowledge and competency required to work independently in agriculture, supervising and managing the operation of a range of farming activities in a supervised environment and/or to progress to further or higher education.
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QQI Agriculture – 6M20486
Start Date: 16-09-2024 Hours/week: 23 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 36 weeks
NFQ Level 5 in a relevant disciple when accessing a Level 6 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 6 courses for those whose first language is not English?
Mature learner?entry requirements?available?via the local ETB pathway?
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA?Applicants?and may be subject to full international fees?(Please refer to Information for International Learners)
*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)?
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a broad range of knowledge, skills and?competencies?relevant to the course and be able to exercise initiative and independence when carrying out course activities
|Farm Equipment Fabrication||Farm Equipment Fabrication (6N2243)||QQI|
|Work Practice||Work Practice (6N1947)||QQI|
|Applied Livestock Breeding||Applied Livestock Breeding (6N3525)||QQI|
|Farm Performance Measurement||Farm Performance Measurement (6N3005)||QQI|
|Farm Management and Business Planning||Farm Management & Business Planning (6N20462)||QQI|
|Grassland Management||Grassland Management (6N20472)||QQI|
|Sustainable Farming in the Environment||Sustainable Farming in the Environment (6N20463)||QQI|
|Beef Husbandry Management||Beef Husbandry Management (6N20465)||QQI|
|Capstone for Agriculture||Capstone for Agriculture (6N20464)||QQI|
|Dairy Husbandry Management||Dairy Husbandry Management (6N20471)||QQI|
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to facilitate Agriculture Discussion Groups.