Last call for agricultural business course

CLOSING DATE: CAFRE Agricultural Business Operations (Level II) course manager Kenneth Johnston pictured with course tutor Dr Alistair Boyle highlighting the upcoming closing date for course applications.

By Kenneth Johnston,

CAFRE, Agricultural Business Operations (Level II) Course Manager

THE CAFRE Agricultural Business Operations (Level II) Course is currently open for enrolments and will close at 4pm on Saturday August 24.

The classes will begin in early October and run weekly for 20 weeks. All of the classes will be based in one of the three CAFRE Campuses – Greenmount, Loughry and Enniskillen. Classes will be sector based – dairying, beef, sheep, poultry, horticulture and crops.

You can book a place by visiting the CAFRE website at:

A range of evenings, Monday to Wednesday, will be available, however, choices will become more limited as classes fill up. The cost of the course is £150.

Course manager Kenneth Johnston, said: “This course provides farmers with information on basic business models, cash flow and financing, after which they can generate a gross margin, know their costs, income and net profit.”

The CAFRE Agricultural Business Operations (Level II Certificate) qualification meets the agricultural training eligibility requirements for the Young Farmers’ Payment/Regional Reserve Scheme.

Enrolments received after 4pm on August 24 may not be eligible for entry to the 2019/20 course.

If you require any assistance when booking you can call CAFRE Industry Training Administration on: 028 9442 6880 or by emailing: Industry.TrainingAdmin@daera-ni.


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