Agriculture with Construction
* Next Agriculture with Construction Course starts 12th Oct in Kells. Enquire Now
Whether you’re new to or have experience in farming or construction this programme has been designed to provide a series of training in areas that will be most beneficial to gaining employment in these thriving industries. The programme will also focus on developing employability skills through training and workshops.
Manual Handling & Workplace Safety
Manual Handling Training provides candidates with information and instruction on safe manual handling techniques which, if used correctly, may help prevent injury. This course will also introduce Health and Safety in the work place. It will provide participants with knowledge in the concepts of safety and health and help to promote safe working practices and procedures.
Equipping learners with the skills and knowledge to be able to carry out the daily checks for the tractor and to drive and operate tractors with relevant equipment and attachments to the required standard.
All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV \Quad Bikes)
Basic safety information required to operate All-Terrain Vehicles/Quad bikes or Gators safely. The course will also demonstrate the safe use of different All-Terrain Vehicle types by practical training on different types of terrain with various loads.
Use of Machinery
Equipping learners with the skills and knowledge to be able to operate common farm machinery competently and safely.
Introduction to Milking
Equipping learners with the skills and knowledge to be able to carry out basic milking duties and includes: milker hygiene/cow hygiene; parlour types/automation/bulk tank; milking activities/milking routine/cluster changing; machine parts and faults; animal movement/welfare & safety; how cows milk; cow health/animal diseases in dairy herd/bio security measures; mastitis/milk quality; washing and cleaning procedures; communication.
The purpose of this course is to equip learners with the skills and knowledge in the area of fencing on the farm. Basic skills training will include post driving, knot tying and tensioning.
Farm Business Management & Progression
Expert information on areas such as; Farm Taxation, Technology, Succession Planning, Grants & Payments Schemes
Safe Pass is a legal requirement for all construction workers to have before setting foot on any site. This one day awareness training programme is aimed at reducing onsite accidents. Successful applicants will receive SOLAS certification.