Agriculture Level 5 - 5M20454

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This course consists of a combination of theoretical course work and practical learning. The course work is split fairly equally between practical skills training and classroom sessions. The course contains both mandatory and elective modules. Students choose elective modules in one of the following specialisms: dairy production, dry-stock production, machinery and crop production.

The Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture is the Teagasc recommended education pathway for a farm operative. Students who have completed this Level 5 Certificate in Agriculture are eligible to apply for Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture courses.

Qualification Requirements

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing from the following modules:

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)
5N1433 Work Practice 5 15
5N20368 Principles of Agriculture 5 15
5N20371 Farm Safety and Farm Assurance 5 15
5N20374 Soils and the Environment 5 10
5N20377 Farm Business and Technology 5 10
5N20380 Safe Use of Pesticide Products 5 5
A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)
5N0690 Communications 5 15
5N1367 Teamworking 5 15
5N1390 Personal Effectiveness 5 15
5N1418 Start your Own Business 5 15
5N1833 Mathematics 5 15
5N2985 Personal and Professional Development 5 15
5N0556 Maths for STEM 5 30
A minimum credit value of 20 from the following component(s)
5N20385 Sheep Husbandry 5 10
5N20388 Beef Husbandry 5 10
5N20393 Pig Husbandry 5 10
5N20396 Dairy Husbandry 5 10
5N20399 Grass Production 5 10
5N20402 Tillage Crop Husbandry 5 10
5N20405 Potato Production 5 10
5N20408 Equipment for Crop Establishment 5 10
5N20411 Nutrition Housing and Welfare of Pigs 5 10
5N20414 Poultry Husbandry 5 10
5N20417 Poultry Nutrition Housing and Welfare 5 10
A minimum credit value of 5 from the following component(s)
5N1750 Chemical Fertiliser Application 5 5
5N1752 All Terrain Vehicle Operations 5 5
5N20420 Farm Structures 5 5
5N20423 Organic Farming Principles 5 5
5N20426 Tractor Maintenance 5 5
5N20429 Workshop Skills 5 5
5N20432 Grassland Machinery 5 5
5N20435 Mechanical Pesticide Application 5 5
5N20438 Manual Pesticide Application 5 5
5N20441 Organic Manure Handling 5 5
5N20444 Pig Manure Handling 5 5
5N20447 Poultry Manure Handling 5 5
5N20450 Flock Recording in Poultry Production 5 5
5N20453 Farm Forestry 5 5
5N20457 Structure of the Pig Industry 5 5
5N20460 Herd Recording of Pig Production 5 5
The remaining credit value of 10 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.

Providers offering Agriculture Level 5 – 5M20454

  • Ballyhaise Agricultural College, Cavan
  • Clonakilty Agricultural College, Cork
  • Gurteen Agricultural College, Tipperary
  • Kildalton Agricultural & Horticultural College, Kilkenny
  • Mountbellew Agricultural College, Galway
  • Salesian Agricultural College Pallaskenry, Limerick
  • Westport College of Further Education, Mayo
  • Teagasc
  • Course Type : QQI Level 5
Location / Contact details

Contact your local ETB for more details about this course. www.etbi.ie.Nationwide Locations