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

5M2373

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

25-03-2011

Review Date

Deactivation Date

12-12-2018

Status

Active

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

5M2373 Agriculture has undergone signficant review and has been replaced by 5M20454 Agriculture, published December 2016. Providers are advised to work on development of programmes for validation against the new award standards and prepare to close out existing delivery. Certification of 5M2373 will cease on 12/12/2018.

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)

5N1730

Crop Production Science

5

10

5N2351

Animal Production Science

5

10

5N2352

Farm Business Organisation

5

10

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0690

Communications

5

15

5N1833

Mathematics

5

15

6N2191

Leadership

6

15

A minimum credit value of 60 from the following component(s)

5N1735

Sheep Production

5

30

5N1737

Beef Production

5

30

5N1738

Pig Production

5

30

5N1739

Dairy Production

5

30

5N1741

Combinable Crop Production

5

30

5N1742

Tractor Operations

5

30

5N2275

Pig Nutrition, Housing and Welfare

5

30

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0731

Hand Held Pesticide Application

5

5

5N1743

Potato Production and Storage

5

10

5N1744

Crop Establishment Equipment

5

10

5N1745

Agricultural Mechanics

5

10

5N1746

Maintenance of Farm Structures

5

10

5N1747

Organic Production Principles

5

5

5N1750

Chemical Fertiliser Application

5

5

5N1751

Organic Manure Application

5

5

5N1752

All Terrain Vehicle Operations

5

5

5N1797

Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application

5

5

5N2433

Safe Use of Pesticides

5

5

5N2406

Herd Recording in Pig Production

5

5

5N2278

Pig Manure Management

5

5

5N2258

Pig Industry Structure

5

5