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Horticulture

Course Code(s):  5M2586
QQI Award Code:  5M2586 Horticulture
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2586
QQI Award Code 5M2586 Horticulture
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course creates an awareness of the viability of growing your own. The course concentrates on the growing of food crops, trees, shrubs and decorative plants. It gives an introduction to Plant Identification and Landscaping, which could lead to a career in garden design.

This course is designed for applicants who wish to progress to degree level to study horticulture or landscaping. It will also suit the hobby grower who may be considering expanding into a viable area of business and it is ideal for wishing to work in General Horticulture.

What will you Study?

Plant Identification and Use 5N2527
Soil Science and Growing Media 5N2530
Plant Science 5N2528
Work Practice 5N1433
Plant Protection 5N2546
Plant Propagation 5N2547
Fruit and Vegetable Production 5N2552
Communications 5N0690
Word Processing 5N1358
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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COHOR 5M2586

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Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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