NOTS

Organic Production Principles – Online (August)

Event Date:

August 10, 2022

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 4-day online course in Organic Production Principles. The practical organic course is QQI Level 5 certified, and is accepted as the Approved Course to gain access onto the Organic Farming Scheme. The course takes place across two midweeks, Wednesday / Thursday August 10th, 11th, 24th & 25th.

The course will be held completely online (through Zoom). This will not affect the qualification of the course. Please note, places are limited, so sign up ASAP to confirm your place.

Course Cost: €200 when you sign up through NOTS

On completion of the course, participants will be proficient in:

  • Interpretation of organic standards
  • The principles of organic production
  • Assessing economic viability and market opportunities

Course Timetable / Lesson Structure:

Day 1: Wednesday 10th August – 5.00pm – 9.30pm:
– Intro to Organic Farming
– Course Structure & Information
– Student Background & Discussion Q&A

Day 2: Thursday 11th August – 5.00pm – 9.30pm:
– Organic Farming Principles
– Principles discussion & Q&A
– Virtual Farm Walk 1
– Q&A & Discussion with Farmer

Day 3: Wednesday 24th August – 5.00pm – 9.30pm:
– Organic Farming Theory Lecture
– Virtual Farm Walk 2
– Q&A & Discussion with Farmer

Day 4: Thursday 25th August – 5.00pm – 9.30pm:
– Organic Farming Case Studies + Discussion
– Virtual Farm Walk 3
– Q&A & Discussion with Farmer
– Exam / Assessment

Register Now:

Ticket Type:

NOTS Rate Ticket Qty: Per Ticket Price: 200.00
Quantity: Total

Event Location:

Total Seats: 30

Event Schedule Details

  • August 10, 2022 5:00 pm   -   August 25, 2022 9:30 pm
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