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Horticulture

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Pearse College of Further Education

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Course overview

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

Course Description

This course provides the students with a general all round knowledge in all aspects of horticulture. Students are offered a good balance of practical and theory including:, scientific experiments, building techniques, garden design, organics, plant care and identification.

What will you Study?

This course has been running successfully for over 25 years and is as popular today as when we started in 1989. 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.

Plant Science 5N2528
Soil Science
Plant Identification and Use 5N2527
Plant Protection 5N2546
Ornamental Horticulture 5N2548
Garden Design/Organic Production 5N2549
Permaculture Design / Computer Aided Design 5N1604 (CAD)
Communications 5N0690
Work Practice 5N1433
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

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
COHOR 5M2586

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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Pearse College of Further Education
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