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FTMTA News 23rd June 2016


Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Mechanisation) Sponsorship Available with FTMTA member

An FTMTA member in the south west / mid west has one work placement position available for a student hoping to begin the Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Mechanisation) course in IT Tralee this year.

collegeThe course is a direct entry program and, to apply for a place on the course, prospective students, in addition to meeting the required educational standard, must have been accepted by a sponsoring farm machinery business who will provide the required work placements. Proof of acceptance by a sponsoring farm machinery business is an essential part of the application process

The closing date for receipt of applications for admission to the Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Mechanisation) course in IT Tralee is July 1st. The application form and further information are available from the Courses section of the IT Tralee website.

The course will be mix of college based learning and work placement over the three years with the student required to carry out a substantial body of online learning when on work placement. FTMTA believes that this course will produce the calibre of qualified personnel required by the industry and its customers in the future and the Association encourages its member firms to support the new program in the coming years.

Any potential student interesting in availing of this work placement opportunity should submit their details by email to and we will forward them to our member firm for consideration.

Be a part of a stronger farm machinery industry – join the Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association – contact FTMTA at 045 409309 for details.


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