This course is for adults and Post Leaving Certificate students who wish to pursue a career in landscaping and horticulture, gardening enthusiasts, and those who have an interest in the outdoor life.
The aim of this programme is to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and competency to pursue a career in hard and soft landscaping.
On successful completion of the course, applicants are able to source employment with landscaping architectural firms and landscaping construction companies. They can also work in Garden Centres and Nurseries as advisors and horticulturalists
Main Areas of Study:
|Plant Science||Plant Protection||Plant Identification and Use|
|Soil Science and Growing Media||Work Practice||Communications|
|Garden Design||Landscape Construction and Maintenance||Safety and Health at Work|
Educational Progression/Employment Opportunities
This course provides entry to QQI Level 6 Horticulture and to QQI Level 6 Golf and Sports Turf Management in Templemore College. Students can also gain entry to a wide range of science, applied science, horticulture, and forestry courses at third level through the Higher Education Links Scheme.
Waterford Institute of Technology There are reserved places for TCFE students in BSc (H) Forestry BSc Horticulture
BSc Horticulture (Botanic Gardens Dublin).
Information on this website is correct at the time of our 2017/2018 Prospectus going to press. Templemore College accepts no responsibility for changes made after publication of this prospectus.