Irish TBA launches 2018 educational programme

This week ITBA launched its’ comprehensive  2018 Educational Programme.  Since  2007, the ITBA with financial support and commitment from the Department of Agriculture, under its Equine Technical Support & Breeding Scheme Project has successfully created and hosted comprehensive educational programmes for breeders, both flat and national hunt. These programmes designed to support and advocate quality thoroughbred horse production consist of courses, seminars, symposia and workshops and were possible are QQ1 (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) accredited.

Part of the 2018 Educational  Programme is the ITBA’s Summer Educational Series, which takes place each year during the first two weeks in July and is hosted at the ITBA HQ. This series is divided into two weeks. Places for all of these modules are limited and will be on a first come first served.

Contact ITBA HQ to reserve your place: +353 (0) 045 877543  / Email  Early Booking Strongly Encouraged.

WEEK 1 (2nd-6th July)

Date Monday  2nd July Tuesday 3rd July Wed 4th July Thursday 5th July Friday 6th July
Morning Session Safety Legislation Brief Accident Investigation Manual Handling Fire Safety Awareness QQI  Level 5 Course Hazard Identification Bullying Harassment Brief     Overview*
  Risk Assessment       (*Laptop required)
Afternoon Session Safety Statement* First Aid Awareness Height Safety Chemical Safety QQ1*** Level 5 Test
2pm (*Laptop required)     Awareness Questions /Preparation
          on coursework & Assignment*
          (*Laptop required)
3 Day – All Day  First Aid Responder First Aid Responder First Aid Responder    
10am – 4.30pm          


WEEK 2 (9th – 13th July)

Date Monday  9th July Tuesday 10th July Wedy 11th July Thursday 12th July Friday 13th  July
Morning Session Managing & Leading Staff* Managing & Leading Staff* Financial Planning for Stud Farm Office (*1.5 day workshop) (*1.5 day workshop) Stud Farms* Administration*  
      (*1 day workshop) (*1 day workshop)  
Afternoon Session Managing & Leading Staff* GDPR Requirements      
2pm (*1.5 day workshop) Workshop      


Week 1:    Individual Modules – €20   / Attending All Modules for QQI Accreditation –  €100  /  3 Day First Aid Responder  – €75

Week 2:    Managing  Staff  –  €50  /  GDPR Requirements Workshop  –  €20  / Financial Planning  – €30 /  Stud Farm Admin €30

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