Horticulture

Boyle VTOS Centre

 

Course Name Horticulture
Course Provider Boyle VTOS Centre
Alternative Provider(s) Galway & Roscommon ETB
Course Code 5M2586
Course Type VTOS
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Morning, Afternoon
Location (Districts) Boyle
What is VTOS

Expand+The Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme is an educational opportunities scheme for unemployed persons which is funded by the Department of Education and Science with assistance from the European Social Fund. The Scheme is operated through the Vo...

Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 03/09/2018
End Date 31/05/2019
Duration 195 days.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Le...

Eligibility

Expand+Eligibility criteria are determined by the Department of Education and Skills.

To qualify for VTOS a person must:
- be at least 21 years of age at the commencement of the course,

- be in receipt of an unemployment payment or signing for cre...

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Comment Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to undertake horticulture operations independently under direction in a range of fields. The award will also enable learners to prepare for progression to a horticultural specialisation at level 6.

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Facilities
•Free Parking
•Wheel Chair Access
•Tea/Coffee Making
Course Content Programme Aim
The aim of this award is programme is to enable the learner carry out horticulture operations independently under direction in a range of fields. The award will also enable learners to prepare for progression to a horticultural specialisation at level 6.
Subjects Taught Communications (5N0690) QQI
Desktop Publishing (5N0785) QQI
Web Authoring (5N1910) QQI
Work Practice (5N1433) QQI
Soil Science & Growing Media (5N2530) QQI
Plant Identification & Use (5N2527) QQI
Plant Science (5N2528) QQI
Plant Protection (5N2546) QQI
Organic Principles & Standards (5N2550) QQI
Fruit & Vegetable Production (5N2552) QQI
FET Code 5M2586 Horticulture
Careers or Further Progression Possible entry to further study at a range of Third Level Institutions or direct entry to Employment in Organic Horticulture.
Further Enquiries Donal J. Farrell
t: 071 966 3246
e: donalj.farrell@gretb.ie