Applications now open for September 2021
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This course will provide students with the knowledge, skill and competence to select, establish, grow and maintain a range of plants and vegetables. Study support is available.
- Safe Horticultural Practice
- Growing Fruit and Veg
Successful completion of the course will enable students to seek work in the horticulture sector and/or the opportunity to progress on to further education/training.
To ensure that you are offered a place on a course which is at the right level for you and appropriate to your learning needs all applicants are assessed prior to placement on the course. A high level of English language is required for the course. The course requires students to travel independently to our allotment based in Turvey, Donabate.
QQI Level 4M1994
This course is a part-time major QQI award running over one or two years, two to three mornings per week. Individual modules can also be completed. There is an 80% class attendance requirement.
Work Experience Placement
Work experience is a core element of this award. Students will be required to complete 60 hours of work experience throughout the course, which they organise themselves. The placement can be in one or more work places and can be spread over a number of weeks/ months.
This course is funded under the Back to Education Initiative (BTEI). To be eligible, applicants must:
- be an early school leaver, and/or
- be in receipt of a Social Protection payment,
- have a GP or Medical Card
- Signing for Credits
This course takes place in Swords.
*modules offered are subject to change