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ITBA Summer Series Education Programme 2019

ITBA Summer Series Education Programme 2019


ITBA annually secures funding from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine under its EQUINE TECHNICAL SUPPORT & BREEDING SCHEME PROJECT to co-fund its Educational Programme. These educational programmes are designed to support and advocate quality thoroughbred horse production, while educating and informing both established and emerging breeders. As in the case each year, when possible, the programme includes a number of QQI (Level 4) accredited courses. This is the national agency responsible for qualifications and quality assurance in further education and training and higher education in Ireland. We are delighted to announce outlining details of the 2019 Educational Programme, which is ambitious, breeder focused and aims to address some of the challenges of 21st century thoroughbred breeding. ITBA advocates for a culture of lifelong learning within the work place. Details pertaining to the first element of the programme, namely Summer Educational Series, which takes place at the ITBA HQ from 1st - 8th July will be published next week. Details of the remaining 2019 Educational Programme will be made available in due course.

Summer Educational Series at ITBA HQ: 1st - 8th July 2019

1st July

  • 10am - 1pm Basic Computer Skills
  • 2pm - 4.30pm Bloodstock Administration

2nd July

  • 10am - 1pm Digital Marketing
  • 2pm - 4.30pm Introduction to Employment Law

3rd July

  • 10am - 1pm Insurance made Simple
  • 2pm - 4.30pm Introduction to Bloodtock Taxation

4th - 8th July

  • First Aid Responder
  • 3 Day QQI Accredited Level 4 Work Safety
  • 3 Day QQI Accredited Level 4

Individual Course - 1/2 day 20 Euro

3 day Courses - 100 Euro


For more infromation please contact

Kerry Ryan

045 877543

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