Green Cert Agriculture Level 6

Green Cert Agriculture Level 6


16 Months

 

Westport College of Further Education are pleased to announce the launch of our part time QQI/FETAC Agriculture Level 5 and Level 6 course.  The course will commence in September 2017 and finish in November 2018.

The course is often called the ‘Green Cert’ and provides students with practical and farm management training.

 

Modules studied Agriculture Level 5  (5M2373) course include:

  • Crop Production Science 5N1730
  • Animal Production Science 5N2351
  • Farm Business Organisation 5N2352
  • Beef Production 5N1737
  • Sheep Production 5N1735
  • Agricultural Mechanics  5N1745
  • Chemical Fertiliser Application 5N1750
  • Leadership 6N2191 
  • Handheld Pesticide Application 5N0731
  • Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application 5N1797

 

Modules studied on Special Purpose Farm Administration Award (6S3006) Level 6 include

  • Farm Performance Measurement 6N3005
  • Farm Management 6N2232
  • Farm Business Planning 6N2233
  • Work Practice 6N1947

Both Green Cert classes are now full

The course will take place on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm with the option of classroom or online based learning. You will be required to attend the classes scheduled on these nights or to view them online at these times depending on the option you have signed up for.

September 2017     Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th.

October 2017           Wednesday 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th

Thursday  5th, 12th, 19th and 26th

November 2017      Wednesday 8th, 15th,  22nd and 29th.

Thursday 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th.

December 2017     Wednesday 6th, 13th ,20th

Thursday 7th, 14th and 21st

January 2018      Wednesday 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st

Thursday 11th, 18th and 25th.

February 2018    Wednesday 7th,21st and 28th.

Thursday 1st, 8th and 22nd.

March 2018         Wednesday 7th, 14th, 21st.

Thursday 1st,8th, and 15th and 22nd

April 2018            Wednesday 11th, 18th

Thursday 12th, 19th

August 2018          Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th.

September 2018  Wednesday 5th, 12th and 19th.

Thursday 6th 13th and 20th.

As the on-line course provides those with  demanding life commitments to partake in completion of the Green Cert it does however require the student to be present in the College in Westport for examinations/assessment.

Assessment for the online course will take place on a number of Saturdays over the duration of the course. It is envisaged that the following are the dates:

Saturday 25th November 2017

Saturday 27th January 2018

Saturday 7th April 2018

Saturday 29nd September 2018

These are the dates for the Monday and Tuesday Night classes.

The course will take place on Monday and Tuesday Evenings from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm with the option of classroom or online based learning. You will be required to attend the classes scheduled on these nights or to view them online at these times depending on the option you have signed up for.

Course Dates:

September 2017     Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th.

October 2017           Monday 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd

Tuesday 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th

November 2017      Monday 6th, 13th,  20th and 27th.

Tuesday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.

December 2017     Monday 4th, 11th and 18th

Tuesday 5th and 12th, 19th

January 2018      Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th.

Tuesday 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th.

February 2018    Monday 5th,19th and 26th.

Tuesday 6th, 20th and 27th.

March 2018         Monday 5th and 12th.

Tuesday 6th and 13th

April 2018            Monday 9th, 16th and 23rd

Tuesday 10th, 17th and 24th

August 2018          Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th.

September 2018  Monday 3rd, 10th and 17th.

Tuesday 4th 11th and 18th.

As the on-line course provides those with  demanding life commitments to partake in completion of the Green Cert it does however require the student to be present in the College in Westport for examinations/assessment.

Assessment for the online course will take place on a number of Saturdays over the duration of the course. It is envisaged that the following are the dates:

Saturday 18th November 2017

Saturday 20th January 2018

Saturday 24th March 2018

Saturday 22nd September 2018

Teachers will advise in advance on  the assessment procedure for each module and the time frame allocated to same. All examinations assessments and skills demonstrations will be held in accordance with QQI protocol.

If you have any queries regarding this course email marygreally@westportcfe.ie  – Director of Adult Education – Nightclasses