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

6M2254

NFQ Level

6

EQF Level

5

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

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

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

23-10-2012

Review Date

Deactivation Date

12-12-2018

Status

Active

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

6M2254 Agriculture has undergone significant review and has been replaced by 6M20486 Agriculture, published December 2016.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 6M2254 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)

6N1947

Work Practice

6

15

6N2232

Farm Management

6

10

6N2233

Farm Business Planning

6

10

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

6N1948

Team Leadership

6

15

6N1949

Personal and Professional Development

6

15

6N1950

Communications

6

15

6N2191

Leadership

6

15

A minimum credit value of 55 from the following component(s)

6N0235

Managing Crop Nutrition

6

10

6N0305

Managing Ruminant Nutrition

6

10

6N2235

Beef Management

6

15

6N2237

Sheep Management

6

15

6N2240

Crop Management

6

15

6N2242

Crop Production Equipment

6

15

6N2243

Farm Equipment Fabrication

6

10

6N2244

Farm Machinery Maintenance

6

10

6N2247

Dairy Management

6

15

6N2248

Environmental and Sustainable Farming

6

10

6N2249

Applied Cattle Breeding

6

5

6N2250

Grass Management

6

5

6N2252

Energy Crop Management

6

5

6N3005

Farm Performance Measurement

6

5

6N3525

Applied Livestock Breeding

6

5

6N3526

Grazing Platform Organisation

6

5

6N4733

Vehicle Electrical Principles

6

15

6N4734

Vehicle Mechanical Maintenance

6

15

6N0723

Milking Process Routine

6

5

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 6. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from level 5.