National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS) Courses

MSc / PGDip in Organic Farming from NOTS.ie
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MSc / PGDip in Organic Farming
Monday 2nd of September, 2019

Earn a Masters / Post Graduate Diploma in Organic Farming from the comfort of your own home. This course is studied online (part-time) through distance learning. This allows those in continuing employment or with family commitments to participate. With the exception of several weekend schools and a short study tour, the learning is carried out in the student’s own home, workplace, or … Full Course Details

UCC MSc Co-Operative and Social Enterprise YEAR1 from NOTS.ie
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UCC MSc Co-Operative and Social Enterprise YEAR1
Monday 9th of September, 2019

Offered in conjunction with University College Cork, NOTS are providing 25% Skillnet funding for eligible members for the Master of Science (MSc) in Co-Operative and Social Enterprise.   Course Outline: If you are interested in pursuing or developing a professional or voluntary career in the co-operative or … Full Course Details

UCC MSc Co-Operative and Social Enterprise YEAR 2  from NOTS.ie
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UCC MSc Co-Operative and Social Enterprise YEAR 2
Monday 9th of September, 2019

NOTE: This course page is for Year 2 students. For Year 1 Enrolment, please click here.   Offered in conjunction with University College Cork, NOTS are providing 25% Skillnet funding for eligible members for the Master of Science (MSc) in Co-Operative and Social Enterprise. Course Outline: If you are interested in pursuing or … Full Course Details

An Introduction to Seed Saving - 14th Sept  from NOTS.ie
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An Introduction to Seed Saving - 14th Sept
Saturday 14th of September, 2019

  Saving seeds is an age-old tradition that is growing in popularity amongst gardeners due to its many benefits. Saving seeds saves money, prevents heirloom varieties from going extinct, and develops resilient seed varieties. It’s also very satisfying. Participants on this course will learn the basic … Full Course Details

Salad Production from NOTS.ie
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Salad Production
Wednesday 18th of September, 2019

Trainee Profile: This winter salad production course is open to beginners and experienced growers. Trainer Profile: There will be two well experienced tutors providing this course. This one day course will be a full on technical day with two nerds around salad growing. See below their brief backgrounds. Rory Magorrian – Kildinan Farm, Co. Cork. Rory grows seasonal vegetables and salad greens in … Full Course Details

Higher Certificate in Professional Horticulture Practice from NOTS.ie
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Higher Certificate in Professional Horticulture Practice
Tuesday 24th of September, 2019

Running in conjunction with Technological University Dublin (Blanchardstown Campus), NOTS are providing reduced-cost funding for the 2-year, part-time Higher Certificate in Science in Professional Horticulture Practice (NFQ Level 6). This 2 year course will be delivered via a blended hybrid of online / distance learning classes and on-site learning. REGISTER FOR YEAR … Full Course Details

HC in Professional Horticulture Practice (Year 2) from NOTS.ie
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HC in Professional Horticulture Practice (Year 2)
Tuesday 24th of September, 2019

Running in conjunction with Technological University Dublin (Blanchardstown Campus), NOTS are providing reduced-cost funding for the 2-year, part-time Higher Certificate in Science in Professional Horticulture Practice (NFQ Level 6). This 2 year course will be delivered via a blended hybrid of online / distance learning classes and on-site learning. REGISTER FOR YEAR 2 NOTE: This … Full Course Details

Biological Farm Walks 2019 from NOTS.ie
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Biological Farm Walks 2019
Wednesday 2nd of October, 2019

National Organic Training Skillnet is teaming up with a group of innovative farmers from around the country to provide a series of 11 unique “Biological Farm Walks” throughout summer and autumn 2019. We are now offering a terrific value “Half Season … Full Course Details

Certificate in Horticulture (Distance Learning) Year 2 from NOTS.ie
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Certificate in Horticulture (Distance Learning) Year 2
Saturday 5th of October, 2019

Enrolment for National Organic Training Skillnet funding will open on the 1st July for the Certificate in Organic Horticulture Year 2 Distance Learning course which is delivered through The Organic College An tIonad Glas. To obtain the full certificate you will complete nine level 5 Common Award modules. These include the four modules already completed in Year … Full Course Details

Seed Saving Course - Cloughjordan (October) from NOTS.ie
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Seed Saving Course - Cloughjordan (October)
Saturday 5th of October, 2019

Cloughjordan Community Farm is now offering a new set of half day and full day Farm-Based Seed Saving courses with open pollinated heritage seeds. This is a practical, farm based seed saving course, based on selecting from the best varieties you already grow. Importantly, this course teaches … Full Course Details

The Business of Opening a Cafe from NOTS.ie
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The Business of Opening a Cafe
Monday 7th of October, 2019

The Business of Opening a café is an essential course for anyone looking to start up their own cafe, teashop or small restaurant or to add a cafe to an existing business. This course runs for 15 days over 13 weeks in Co.Laois. Over the course you will be equipped with the knowledge to start your own business. The course content includes … Full Course Details

 The Business of Staying in the Cafe Business from NOTS.ie
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The Business of Staying in the Cafe Business
Thursday 10th of October, 2019

  Is your cafe making you enough money? Could it be making more?. Could your cafe be more efficient/ Could it be more enjoyable? Is it time to take time out and consider how … Full Course Details

The Living Seed Event (Oct 12th - 13th) from NOTS.ie
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The Living Seed Event (Oct 12th - 13th)
Saturday 12th of October, 2019

The Living Seed – Ireland’s Seed Gathering October 12th-13th, Cloughjordan Eco-Village, Co Tipperary NOTS (in partnership with the Irish Seed Savers Association) are offering reduced-rate tickets to “The Living Seed” 2-day event in Cloughjordan Eco-Village on October 12th & 13th. This unique agro-ecological seed conference is for gardeners, farmers, and all who are interested in … Full Course Details

Sourdough Bread Making Level 1 - October from NOTS.ie
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Sourdough Bread Making Level 1 - October
Tuesday 15th of October, 2019

NOTS are delighted to be working in partnership with Riot Rye Bakehouse & Bread School (www.riotrye.ie) to provide a 1 day Sourdough Bread Making course this October. Riot Rye, Bakehouse & Bread School are well known specialists in sourdough baking. … Full Course Details

The Business of Catering (Oct) from NOTS.ie
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The Business of Catering (Oct)
Friday 18th of October, 2019

  Get your catering business on the go with all the important information and must-have knowledge to run a successful catering business. This course is suitable for anyone who is thinking of setting … Full Course Details

GIY Intro to Social & Therapeutic Horticulture Practice from NOTS.ie
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GIY Intro to Social & Therapeutic Horticulture Practice
Saturday 19th of October, 2019

NOTS, in conjunction with Grow It Yourself (GIY), are holding a 1 day Introduction to Social and Therapeutic Practical Course which is accredited by Thrive, a UK Charity. This course provides an introduction to Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) Practice. The role of the practitioner … Full Course Details

The Business of Staying in The Restaurant Business  from NOTS.ie
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The Business of Staying in The Restaurant Business
Thursday 31st of October, 2019

NOTS in conjunction with Business of Food are running a 3 day “Business of Staying in The Restaurant Business Course”. Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely business and it is good to talk with others … Full Course Details

Business of Food at Ballymaloe Cookery School (November) from NOTS.ie
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Business of Food at Ballymaloe Cookery School (November)
Monday 4th of November, 2019

The Business of Food is an essential, information-packed course for anyone looking to start up their own food service business (cafe, restaurant, pub food, coffee shop etc). Over the course of 10 days, participants are equipped with the … Full Course Details

BioFarm 2019 from NOTS.ie
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BioFarm 2019
Tuesday 5th of November, 2019

National Organic Training Skillnet are delighted to announce that “BioFarm 2019” – Ireland’s only Biological / Regenerative Farming Conference – is now open for booking. Following a highly-successful inaugural event in … Full Course Details

Holistic Management Training - 3 / 6 / 9-day Courses from NOTS.ie
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Holistic Management Training - 3 / 6 / 9-day Courses
Tuesday 26th of November, 2019

3, 6, or 9-Day Course Get trained and accredited as a Holistic Management practitioner with in-depth training in the West of Ireland. NOTS is partnering with 3LM to provide Holistic Management Training courses taking place on Moy Hill Community Farm in Lahinch, Co. Clare in November / December 2019. Choose the approach that suits … Full Course Details

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