West Cork Campus - CCOC


Course Name Horticulture
Course Provider West Cork Campus - CCOC
Alternative Provider(s) Cork ETB
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Course Code 5M2586
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Morning
Location (Districts) Skibbereen
Course Content

This course creates an awareness of the viability of growing your own. It concentrates on the growing of food crops, trees, shrubs and decorative plants. It gives an introduction to Plant Identification and Landscaping which could lead ...

FET Code 5M2586 - Horticulture
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture 5M2586
QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in evening for
learners requiring Maths for progression)
Course Fee

Expand+€250 Student Services Fee

These services include the supply of certain classroom and study materials, field trips, industrial site visits, facilitating the visits of guest lecturers, the provision of extra training (examples include manual handlin...

Financial Support Maintenance Grant (SUSI)
The Department of Education and Skills provides a means-tested maintenance grant for learners attending full-time Further Education courses. Information regarding eligibility and application details is available at www.susi.ie
Interview Yes
Application Date

Expand+Application Process

Step 1: Complete The Application Form

The application form can be completed online at www. corkcollegeofcommerce.ie. When you apply online you will receive a personal account and ID, this will enable you to view all college ...

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Subjects Taught Course Content
Plant Identification and Use 5N2527
Soil Science and Growing Media 5N2530
Plant Science 5N2528
Work Practice 5N1433
Plant Protection 5N2546
Plant Propagation 5N2547
Landscape Construction & Maintenance 5N1908
Fruit and Vegetable Production 5N2552
Start Your Own Business 5N1418
Word Processing 5N1356
Communications 5N0690

Work Placement/experience
Students undertake a work placement one day per week for the duration of the course
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Education Progression Opportunities
Great progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to ...

Further Enquiries Rossa College,
Co. Cork
Tel. 028 21644
Fax 028 21607
Email: westcorkcampus@ccoc.ie

For further information email:
Michael Burke
(028) 21644