October 4, 2016

AMTRA

Animal Medicines Training and Regulatory Authority Overview AMTRA Is an independent regulatory body whose task it is to ensure that the prescription and supply of VPS animal medicines in the […]

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June 29, 2016

ATV’s – Quad

Overview ATV’s (quads) are a very effective piece of machinery on the farm. However, even the most experienced ATV rider can find themselves in potentially dangerous situations, and without the […]

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June 29, 2016

BASIS – Crop Protection

Overview It is a requirement of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 that all persons involved in the sale and supply of a pesticide approved for agricultural use have […]

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June 29, 2016

Bees – Preliminary Beekeeper’s Course

Preliminary Beekeeping Courses are organised and delivered by local Beekeeping Associations affiliated to the Ulster Beekeepers’ Association (UBKA) at a range of venues around Northern Ireland. Overview A practical and […]

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June 29, 2016

Bees – Intermediate Beekeeping Course

The Intermediate Course in beekeeping builds on the knowledge gained from the Preliminary Course and improves the understanding of both the scientific and practical aspects of beekeeping. It consists of […]

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June 29, 2016

FACTS*

Overview The Fertiliser Advisers Certification & Training Scheme (FACTS) is a nationally validated course developed by the fertiliser industry as a form of self-regulation. It was set up in response […]

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July 22, 2016

FACTS – Nutrient Management Planning

Overview This nutrient management planning course is designed to offer FQAs a training programme which will enable them to have the right type of competency in nutrient management planning and […]

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June 29, 2016

13-15 yrs Tractor Driving*

Overview By law any child between the ages of 13 to 15 years of age who wants to drive a tractor engaged in agricultural activities, on private land in Northern […]

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November 4, 2016

Tractor Driving

Overview Tractors are extremely versatile pieces of machinery, and when coupled to the ever expanding list of attachments, they become extremely valuable farming tools.  It is vitally important to use […]

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June 29, 2016

IPPC*

  Overview The Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) regulations wants to ensure that there is control of certain industrial activities in order to protect the environment.   Our one day […]

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June 29, 2016

Nominated Store Keepers*

Overview The Nominated Storekeeper Course aims to equip those trainees to meet the standards of pesticides storage laid down in the Code of Practice for Suppliers of Pesticide and the […]

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June 30, 2016

Pesticide training-Foundation Unit PA1*

Overview Anyone who uses Pesticides (approved for use in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry) in the course of their job is legally required to have a Certificate of Competence in the […]

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June 30, 2016

Pesticide training – PA2F – Weed Wiper*

Overview Anyone who uses Pesticides (approved for use in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry) in the course of their job is legally required to have a Certificate of Competence in the […]

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June 30, 2016

Pesticide training – PA6A – Knapsack Sprayer*

Overview Anyone who uses Pesticides (approved for use in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry) in the course of their job is legally required to have a Certificate of Competence in the […]

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