Course Description

Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture Full Time Course

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



General information & course schedule.

This full time course involves 28 weeks of horticulture class work and skills.  It also contains a four week Practical Learning Period (PLP) in a Teagasc approved horticultural unit.  In an average week, students will spend three days at college and two days skills training in a Dublin local Authority park.  Blended learning options will be available for virtual engagement of classroom teaching sessions.  Practicals in all sessions must be attended for training and assessment.

Course Modules
Subjects in the QQI Level 5 course include:

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Course Aims
By combining class work at the National Botanic Gardens with horticultural work and skills training at the Dublin Local Authority Parks, students receive a balanced approach to the skills and knowledge required to start a career in horticulture or to progress on to a higher level horticulture course.
Application Procedures and Entry Requirements
  • This course runs Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm from September to May.
  • Student must be aged over 17 or over on January 1st following entry to the course
  • Horticulture can be a physically demanding career path
  • Applicants should have a keen interest in learning and working in horticulture
  • Teagasc supports access for students with disabilities
Cost/Fees
Currently the fees for this course are €990.  Where an applicant is the holder of a major award at Level 6 or higher, an additional course charge of €1,000 is applied.  This fee does not include accommodation and food costs.
Progression
Progression opportunities from the Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture include the Advanced Certificate in Horticulture (Level 6) and the Bachelor of Science in Horticulture degree (Level 7).

Application

Applications are open on our website at the link below for academic year 2021/2022.

https://www.teagasc.ie/education/going-to-college/apply-online/

Website

www.teagasc.ie/education/teagasc-colleges/botanic-gardens-college-of-horticulture


Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 5M2586
College Name Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Horticulture
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 9
Course Start Date 30th August 2021
Course End Date 26th May 2022
Course Fee €990 / €1,990
Course Duration 28 weeks
Course Times Full time Monday to Friday.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Certificate in Horticulture QQI level 5
Entry Requirements Over the age of 17
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Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin D09 VY63 (our college is located on the grounds of The National Botanic Gardens), Ashtown Teagasc Food Research Centre, Scribblestown, Dublin 15, Dublin, Ireland

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Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture
Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin D09 VY63 (our college is located on the grounds of The National Botanic Gardens)
Ashtown Teagasc Food Research Centre, Scribblestown, Dublin 15, Dublin
Ireland
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