Post Leaving Certificate QQI level 5 full or part time in New Ross
Minimum Entry Requirements: – Leaving Certificate or equivalent, – Mature Students,- VTOS Students. This course will equip students with recognised training which will help them to serve in a variety of challenging positions in the expanding and interesting field of Horticulture. It will also allow them to progress to further studies should they so wish.
Course content; Plant Science, Plant Identification and Use, Nursery Stock Production, Soil and Crop Production, Word Processing, Communications, Work Experience, Health and Safety, Note: Course content may be subject to change.
Course work will involve visits to Estate Gardens, Woodstock, Kildalton Agriculture College, Mount Juliet Golf Course . This course has special links with Forestry, Agriculture and Horticulture courses in Waterford Institute of Technology.
Course Leaders: Jane Ryan, Mairead Dunne
CAREER ROUTE Employment: Gardening Centres, Estate Gardens, Landscaping, Fruit Production Units, Allotments, Botanical Gardens, Golf Courses, Forestry Work, Progression to Third Level: Examples of courses available to successful holders of this FETAC Award. Higher Education
- Cost 200 approx.
- Course Length 1 year Full Time/2 years Part Time
- Start date September to May
- By Mary-Ruth Tobin
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