Horticulture & Garden Design

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Horticulture & Garden Design
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
VTOS Information Click to View
Course Code 5M2586 STE4
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Apply To Course provider
Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+Course Overview
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 ...

FET Code 5M2586 - Horticulture
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualification
5M2586 QQI Level 5 Horticulture.
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Course Fee QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Administration Fee € 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 PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit www.studentfinance.ie or www.susi.ie where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

Monaghan Institute operates a policy of selection and admission of learners that is, at all stages and in all ways, equitable, tran...

Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
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 equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
QQI FET Links to CAO Courses Web Page - Click Here
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 For more information on this course, please contact: donallitster@monaghaninstitute.ie

Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Tel. 047-84900
E-mail: info@monaghaninstitute.ie
Visit our Website on www.monaghaninstitute.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here