Course Description

Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture (Full-time Course - Open for Application)



Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture (Full-time Course - Open for Application) is a course run by Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of 28 weeks. Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture (Full-time Course - Open for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture (Full-time Course - Open for Application) at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, please review the details below.

General information & course schedule.

This course involves 28 weeks of horticulture class work and skills. It also contains a four week Practical Learning Period (PLP) in a Teagasc approved horticultural unit. In an average week, students will spend three days at college and two days skills training in a Dublin local Authority park.

 Course Content

  • Identification and Use of Plants, trees, bulbs, herbaceous plants.
  • Soils and plants sciences
  • Weed, pest and disease control
  • Hard landscaping and garden design
  • Plant propagation
  • Fruit and vegetable production
  • Ornamental horticulture.

Course Aims

By combining class work at the National Botanic Gardens and Ashtown Horticultural Research Centre with horticultural work and skills training at the Dublin Local Authority Parks, students receive a balanced approach to the skill and knowledge required to start a career in horticulture or to progress on to a higher level horticulture course.

Admission and Entry Requirements

A student must be aged 17 or over on Jan 1st following entry to the course. There are no minimum educational requirements but those who have completed a leaving cert are likely to benefit more from the course. Mature students are welcome to apply. Teagasc supports access for students with disabilities. Applicants should have a keen interest in working in and learning about practical horticulture.

Progression

Progression opportunities from the Certificate in Horticulture level 5 include –

  • Advanced cert in Hort (level 6)
  • Bachelor in Science in Horticulture (level 7) WIT.

Application

Application are now being accepted online on Teagasc website at https://www.teagasc.ie/education/going-to-college/apply-online/

 

The Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture (Full-time Course - Open for Application) course at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture is listed in Courses.ie's national courses finder.
Training ProviderTeagasc College of Amenity Horticulture
Course LocationGlasnevin, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 9
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsCertificate in Horticulture QQI level 5
Course Start Date31st August 2020
Course End Date24th May 2021
Course Duration28 weeks
Course TimeFull time Monday to Friday.
Course Fee800 / 1800
Entry RequirementsOver the age of 17
Carear PathProgression Progression opportunities from the Certificate in Horticulture level 5 include – •Advanced cert in Hort (level 6) •Bachelor in Science in Horticulture (level 7) WIT.
Phone01 804 0201
Course Code5M2586
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Course Provider

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin D09 VY63 (our college is located on the grounds of The National Botanic Gardens), Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: DO9 VY63

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