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Longford College of Further Education

Horticulture


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

 
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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 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 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

 

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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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