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Macra Agricultural Skillnet is delighted to deliver this course with MTU at their  Tralee campus. The evening course is for beginners and will be delivered over eight weeks on Wednesdays,  commencing on Wednesday 25th September and running to Wednesday 13th November.    The non certified course is a Fundamentals of Welding module which will cover the following: Basic MIG, Arc, Oxy and Brazing.     The part funded/ subsidised cost with Macra Agricultural Skillnet is only €330 with an extra small surcharge of €35 surcharge for non members of Macra na Feirme or our associate partners.   Partipcants must have their own PPE-...

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Macra Agricultural Skillnet is again partnering with UCD to deliver this part funded and part time two year distance learning programme. The programme is delivered both online and face to face and gives graduates the skills and knowledge to support farmers in business development and innovation. Assignments are based on real life case studies relating to the student’s own work environment, reflecting the norms of practice in consultancy, support, sales and education services within the industry.  Modules include: Agricultural Extension and Innovation The Reflective Agricultural Advisor Agricultural Education Programme and Project Management Client Customer Relationships in Agricultural Work Group Approaches in...

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Agricultural sector soft skills training presented by Clare O’Keeffe, Nuffield Scholar, Certified Farm Transition Coordinator and Mediator and Enda Geoghan, Teagasc Advisor and qualified Mediator, in partnership with Macra Agricultural Skillnet Farm Succession Family Meeting: 18th June : Teagasc Offices, Portlaoise   A one-day roleplay  and hands on workshop on facilitating and mediating succession and inheritance conversations. This course is for the professional who communicates, facilitates and mediates directly with family farm owners, family members and their potential successors on the succession process.  This training will demonstrate a farm family meeting in conversation and discussion, from crafting the agenda to reaching a memorandum of understanding and...

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We are again partnering with UCD Professional Academy in 2024 to deliver a range of Diploma courses offered by the  Academy at substantially subsidised rates across IT and Digital, Management, Marketing, Leadership, Finance and much more. These courses are delivered in many formats to suit career and lifestyle including full-time online, on-campus and part-time morning and evening courses with a range of start dates from March and onwards.  See the UCD Professional Academy website for details of all available courses, delivery options and start dates   https://www.ucd.ie/professionalacademy/ You can book and pay below and when you have done so, please email skillnet@macra.ie...

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Macra Agricultural Skillnet and ASA are delighted to launch a new leadership programme, delivered by UCC.   Future Agri Leaders aims to bolster the growth of present and upcoming leaders in the agri-food industry. For more information follow the link here.

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