Course Description


Horticulture is a course run by Pearse College of Further Education, Dublin. Horticulture gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Horticulture at Pearse College of Further Education, please review the details below.

This course is offered over two years and provides the full range of topics covered on our one year Amenity Horticulture course but at a gentler pace. It provides students with a general all-round knowledge in key aspects of horticulture. Students are offered a good balance of practical and theory based skills including: scientific experiments, building techniques, garden design, organic production, plant care and identification. This course will enable you to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of horticulture with real hands on experience.

Course Modules
Plant Science
Soil Science
Plant Identification
Plant Protection
Ornamental Horticulture
Garden Design/Organic Production
Permaculture Design/CAD
Work Practice

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Training ProviderPearse College of Further Education
Course LocationCrumlin, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 12
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsThe course is aimed at mature students and school leavers who have a keen interest in horticulture and/or relevant experience. Interview Leaving Certificate or equivalent Language test for international students
Carear PathDirectly into employment with landscapers, garden centres and related areas. Many of our past students have also set up their own business. Progression to FETAC Level 6 Horticulture at Pearse College with further study available through the FETAC links scheme at level 6,7 8 and level 9.
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Pearse College of Further Education
Clogher Road
Crumlin, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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