Macra na Feirme Young Farmer Skillnet are organising courses in DIY Ultrasound scanning. The first day is in The Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise and subsequent days on a farm on the Kildare / Wicklow border. The course runs from Monday to Friday over 2.5 weeks which is divided up and can be arranged with tutor. 13 days minimum contact. ALL PARTICPANTS MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN AI. Courses proceed subject to funding availability.
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.
The DIY scanning course is valued at 25 credits towards the Agri Skills Technical and Master of Agri Skills Awards.
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.