Macra na Feirme Young Farmer Skillnet are organising one day courses in Safe Tractor Driving / Machinery Maintenance. Please note participants must have some experience driving tractors - this is not a beginners driving course.
All participants should be young farmers or involved in agriculture and aged 17-40. Attendees should be current members of Macra and affiliation status will be checked after bookings are received. Non-members are welcome to attend at an extra cost. Job seekers or those in reciept of farm assist can attend free of charge, subject to availability. Courses proceed subject to funding availability.
This course is a mandatory part of Macra's Safe Agri Skills Award and counts as 15 credits to the Master of Agri Skills Award.
The Macra na Feirme Young Farmer Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.