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Horticulture

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

The Horticulture Industry offers many different career opportunities. The industry is constantly evolving and the course at Longford College provides a broad reaching education to those interested in a career in Horticulture. The college provides excellent facilities to enable a practical application of the theory being delivered in class including green houses, gardens and practical classrooms.

What will you Study?

Plant Protection 5N2546
Plant Science 5N2528
Plant Identification and Use 5N2527
Plant Propagation 5N2547
Garden Design 5N2551
Biodiversity and natural environment 5N2553
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

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