This unique course brings together the theory elements of milking and the practical implementation of the theory through on-farm instruction. It aims to develop the milker’s skills to ensure that milkings are conducted to the highest quality standard.
The course was developed in conjunction with AHI, Teagasc, and the Farm Relief Services and is certified at QQI level 6. The tutors for the course are specifically trained and experts in the area of milking best practice have approved the course content.
- Preparation for Milking
- The Milking Routine
- Cluster Attachment
- Milk Quality
- Mastitis Prevention
- Dry Cow Therapy
- Washing Up
Number of attendance days – 2 days
Location – Nationwide
Current Courses available – Nationwide
Assessment – Theory based written assessment and practical milking assessment 4/5 weeks after the course
Certification – QQI level 6 certification on successful completion of course
Course fee – €250
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