This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Agriculture

Code

5M20454

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

08. Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary > 1. Agriculture > 1. Crop and livestock production

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

21-12-2016

Review Date

Deactivation Date

Status

Active

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

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

Awards

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.