Subsidised Training CoursesProviding members with access to high quality training opportunities at subsidised rates
One of the best reasons for joining IFA Countryside is access to subsidised training.
Farm Business Skillnet is the training division of IFA, providing training and upskilling to our members.
Through Skillnet funding, we can provide various courses subsidised by as much as 40%.
We know that our our countryside community have very specific training and certification requirements and we make sure that we facilitate only the highest standard courses.
For further details of IFA Countryside training opportunities currently available or to make a booking please select the appropriate section from the link below:
DEER HUNTING TRAINING COURSE
REMINDER: SINCE 2022 CERTIFICATION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL FIRST-TIME APPLICANTS FOR A DEER HUNTING LICENCE TO HUNT WILD DEER ON PRIVATE LAND (AS WELL AS ON COILLTE FOREST PROPERTY). HCAP IS APPROVED BY THE NPWS FOR THE PURPOSES OF MANDATORY CERTIFICATION FOR ALL FIRST-TIME APPLICANTS FOR A DEER HUNTING LICENCE.
Members can avail of discounted cost of only €120, to include Training Workshop, Stalker Training Manual, MCQ & Range Test.
Members are notified of upcoming courses through our monthly E-newsletter. If you are not a member, complete the form below to be notified of the next course.
HCAP Enquiry Form
SAFE HANDLING OF WILD GAME MEAT COURSE
This Course when successfully completed will allow the trained hunter to certify game carcasses fit to enter Approved Game Handling Establishments as required by Regulation (EC) 853/2004.
This course is run throughout the year. It is organised by the NARGC ; a LANTRA accredited body and is funded with the support of Farm Business Skillnet. The Course is also approved by The Food Safety Authority of Ireland.
The cost of the course (€175) includes a manual which will be posted to you, Tea/Coffee and dinner.
Members are notified of upcoming courses through our monthly E-newsletter or can book here.