Suckler Farm, beef & sheep production

Course Location(s): 
Course Venue(s): 

Donegal and North West, subject to interest.
Potential Trainees should demonstrate flexibility towards venues and should expect to travel to a central location.

Enrollment and Start Date(s): 

On going enrollment, Commences late April 2014

Duration: 
Anticipated that it will be 5 x 1 day courses
Attendance Options: 
Part time
Flexible
Daytime
Course Fee (Price in Euro): 

TBC - €40.00 per day approx

Available to Unemployed: 
Yes
Entry Requirements: 

Working in sector or intending to work in sector

Course Content: 

Management skills

Learning Outcomes: 

Understand and perform key tasks required for Beef / suckler Herd Management

Subjects Taught: 

A range of subjects relevant to Beef / suckler farm production including:
• Breed stock selection,
• Grassland management,
• Environmental management,
• Disease control, Nutrition,,
• Marketing

Eligibility: 

Must be employed full time. Limited (free) places may be available for unemployed persons, but subject to availability.

Number of Places: 
10 - 12 per course
Course Keywords: 
Certified: 
No
Financial Support: 

Rural Enterprise may provide part funding , subject to eligibilty criteria

Careers or Further Progression: 

Agriculture

Trainer: 

TBC ( various)