Monaghan Institute


Course Name Horticulture
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code STE2 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 Full time
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+Horticulture is the art and science of growing plants for a wide variety of reasons, such as food production, landscape and garden design, environmental repair and restoration, sports turf management, the production of medicines and therapeutic plant...

FET Code 5M2586 - Horticulture
Duration 1 Year - Full Time
Comment Qualification
5M2586 QQI Level 5 Horticulture
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be additional fee for specialist equipment & field trips
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit www.studentfinance.ie or www.susi.ie where applications can be made online.

Further Information

For more information, please contact Denise McKenna, VTOS Admin Officer on denisemckenna@monaghaninstitute.ie
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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Plant Protection
Plant Science
Plant Identification & Use
Soil Science & Growing Media
Organic Production
Safety & Health at Work
Word Processing
Work Practice

Garden Design
Biodiversity and the Natural Environment
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in Horticulture. Entry may be subject to interview.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects

Horticulture graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Food Crop Production
Garden and Landscape Design
Sports and Amenity Ground Management

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
E-mail: info@monaghaninstitute.ie
Visit our Website on www.monaghaninstitute.ie

For more information on this course, please contact: donallitster@monaghaninstitute.ie
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