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Bunclody Vocational College

Bunclody Vocational College

Horticulture


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

 
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Description...
This is a full-time course designed to meet new needs for people interested in a career in horticulture, setting up their own horticultural business or who want to introduce self sufficiency into their lifestyle. The course is based around the school's Science Lab and Polytunnel and field trips.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Plant protection
Plant Science
Soil Science and growing media
Plant Identification and Use
Organic Production Principles
Safety and Health at Work
Communications
Work Experience

The course is based around the school's Science Lab and Poly-tunnel and Field Trips.

 

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Horticulture New Ross Vocational College 

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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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Progression Routes

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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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5M2586