Garden Management & Plant Selection

Waterford Institute of Technology


Course Name Garden Management & Plant Selection
Course Provider Waterford Institute of Technology
Alternative Provider(s) College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens, Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code SGARD
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor Waterford Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
Apply To Course provider
Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Waterford City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE September 2021
Application Date Application: Opening in June
Closing: 20 Aug 21
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Duration 12 weeks part-time
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Entry Requirements

Students will be required to have formal horticultural education prior to admission. Evidence of such qualifications will be assessed by WIT prior to admission. The following table gives a list of horticultural qualifications t...

Course Content

Expand+You will be taught to identify a wide range of plants, their cultural requirements, and their suitability for different planting situations. You will gain the skills and knowledge to develop and maintain a garden

Students can attend the course in ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+• Selecting and growing plants for situations such as ponds, seasonal bedding, hedging, small gardens as well as specialist plant groups e.g. alpines, ferns, grasses and bamboos.

• Identifying plants by relevant characteristics.

• Maint...

Assessment Method Assessment is by exams and continuous assessment.
Number of Credits 10 ECTS
Careers or Further Progression The Certificate in Garden Management and Plant Selection offers structured continuous professional development opportunities to those already working in the horticulture industry. This level 7 certificate will allow quicker progression to supervisory or managerial roles and will also allow candidates to diversify and update their horticulture knowledge.
Further Enquiries For further details please contact our Part Time student helpdesk

Dr. Cara Daly
Lecturer, Plant Science
Tel: 051 302076
Location Campus: Kildalton or Botanic Gardens
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here