Green Cert September 2018

GREEN CERTIFICATE  AGRICULTURE LEVEL 6

The Green Cert 2018 is now CLOSED


 

Our next class will commence in September 2019. Applications will be open through this website in January 2019.

If you wish to put your name on a list to be notified when applications are open please email nightclasses@westportcfe.ie with your name and contact details.

 

 


The following information is for the students who are currently studying the 2018-2019 course.

16 Months

Westport College of Further Education is pleased to announce the launch of our part-time QQI/FETAC Agriculture Level 5 and Level 6 course.  The course will commence in September 2018 and finish in November 2019.

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

 

Modules studied Agriculture Level 5  (5M2373course include:

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

 

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

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

 

 

The following are the dates for the Green Cert for 2018/19

 

Course Dates

MONDAYS AND TUESDAY Classroom or Distance learning

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

 

September 2018

Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th

October 2018

Monday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

Tuesday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd.

November 2018

Monday 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th

Tuesday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th

December 2018

Monday 3rd, 10th and 17th

Tuesday 4th, 11th and 18th

January 2019

Monday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

Tuesday 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

February 2019

Monday 4th, 11th and 25th

Tuesday 5th, 12th and 26th

March 2019

Monday 4th, 11th and 25th

Tuesday 5th, 12th and 26th

April 2019

Monday 1st, 8th and 29th

Tuesday 2nd, 9th and 30th

May 2019

Tuesday 7th and Monday 13th (Monday 6th Bank Holiday)

August 2019

Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th

September 2019

Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd

As the distance 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 and demonstrations.

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

 

Class A1

  • Saturday 17th November 2018
  • Saturday 19th January 2019
  • Saturday 16th March 2019
  • Saturday 31st August 2019

Class A2

  • Saturday 1st December 2018
  • Saturday 2nd February 2019
  • Saturday 16th March 2019
  • Saturday 14th September

Class B1

  • Saturday 17th November 2018
  • Saturday 19th January 2019
  • Saturday 16th March 2019
  • Saturday 31st August 2019

Class B2

  • Saturday 1st December 2018
  • Saturday 2nd February 2019
  • Saturday 30th March 2019
  • Saturday 31st August 2019

Class C1

  • Saturday 17th November 2018
  • Saturday 19th January 2019
  • Saturday 16th March 2019
  • Saturday 31st August 2019

Class C2

  • Saturday 17th November 2018
  • Saturday 2nd February 2019
  • Saturday 30th March 2019
  • Saturday 14th September 2019

Course Dates

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY Distance learning ONLY

September 2018     

Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th

October 2018

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

Thursday 4th,11th, 18th, and 25th

November 2018

Wednesday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

Thursday 8th,15th, 22nd and 29th

December 2018     

Wednesday 5th, 12th and 19th

Thursday 6th,13th and 20th

January 2019

Wednesday 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th

Thursday 11th, 18th, 25th

February 2019  

Wednesday 6th,13th and 27th

Thursday 7th, 14th and 28th

March 2019  

Wednesday 6th,13th 20th and 27th

Thursday 7th, 14th 21st and 28th

April 2019  

Wednesday 3rd, 10th

Thursday 4th and 11th

May 2019               

Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th

August 2019

Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th

September 2019

Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th

As the distance 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 and demonstrations.

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

Class E1

Saturday 24th November 2018
Saturday 26th January 2019
Saturday 23rd March 2019
Saturday 7th September 2019

Class E2

Saturday 8th December 2018
Saturday 9th February 2019
Saturday 6th April 2019
Saturday 7th September 2019

 

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.

There may be a slight variation in the above dates and some classes/examinations may take place during the midterm breaks of the college.  We endeavor to keep to the above dates as far as possible.

The cost of the course €1990.

If you have any queries regarding this course email nightclasses@westportcfe.ie  – for further clarification