Salesian Agricultural College will host an open day later this week to give prospective students an overview of the courses the college has to offer.
Situated on a 480ac farm in Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick, the college offers a wide range of practical training courses and programmes to the 485 students currently enrolled.
The college’s farm is home to a 250 cow dairy herd, a 35 cow suckler herd, a dairy calf-to-beef enterprise and a flock of 150 mid-season lambing ewes.
All of these enterprises allow students to put the theory learned in the classroom to use in a practical or hands-on way at farm level.
Salesian College offers students a number of courses including:
The college was a finalist in the 2016 Agribusiness Awards in the ‘Excellence in Education and Training’ category and a finalist in the 2017 HR Leadership and Management Awards in the same category.
The college is located 30 minutes outside of Limerick city. The college has a 480ac farmSalesian Agricultural College