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Horticulture

Course Code(s):  5M2586
QQI Award Code:  5M2586 Horticulture
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Templemore College of Further Education

Templemore College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2586
QQI Award Code 5M2586 Horticulture
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is for Adults and Post-Leaving certificate students who wish to pursue a career in landscaping and horticulture, gardening enthusiasts and those who have an interest in the outdoor life.

What will you Study?

Plant Science 5N2528
Plant Protection 5N2546
Plant Identification and Use 5N2527
Soil Science and Growing Media 5N2530
Work Practice 5N1433
Communications 5N0690
Garden Design
Landscape Construction and Maintenance 5N1908
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
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COHOR 5M2586

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Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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