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, garden design, plant propagation, plant care and identification.
Plant Science (5N2528); Soil Science & Growing Media (5N2530); Plant Identification (5N2527); Plant Protection (5N2546); Garden Design (5N2551); Permaculture (5N1617); Plant Propagation (5N2547); Communications (5N0690); Work Practice (5N1433)
QQI Level 5 Award in Horticulture (5M2586)
1 year – September to May (full-time)
The course is aimed at mature students and school leavers who have a keen interest in horticulture and/or relevant experience.
- Leaving Certificate or equivalent
- Language test for international students.
Directly into employment with landscapers, garden centres and related areas.
Many of our past students have also set up their own business.
Third Level Links/Progression
Progression to QQI Level 6 Horticulture at Pearse College with further study available through the QQI links scheme at level 6, 7, 8 and 9. For more information, click here
€50 registration fee.
There is no fee for VTOS applicants, for more information email email@example.com
Please note that course fees are subject to change.