The emphasis of the course is on practical skills that learners can apply in their own lives and gain professional qualifications to access employment, or continuing to study in further and higher education. The course provides learners with a strong foundational knowledge of horticulture with an emphasis on practical skills.
Organic Horticulture explores environmentally friendly methods of practicing gardening, including garden maintenance, plant propagation and carbon footprint. The course is useful to anyone interested i sustainable horticulture, community development, environmental education and sustainable resource management in ensures learners carry out any horticultural tasks with a holistic approach that introduces caring for the environment, people and our landscape.
- Leaving Cert/Leaving Cert Applied or its equivalent.
- For mature students, work experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.