QQI Level 4 in Horticulture in Ballyconnell


Start Date Monday, 6th November 2017
Period: 37 weeks
Frequency: Monday – Friday
Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm each day
Location CAMCAS, Daisyhill, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
Qualification Major Award at QQI Level 4 in Horticulture.

This 9-month, full-time course is held at our 2-acre facility in Ballyconnell. The course includes classroom instruction, in-field training, project work and hands-on experience in the gardens, greenhouse, polytunnel, orchard, and allotments area. This course is designed for people who have a strong interest in horticulture and gardening. On completion, learners will have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to follow a career or pursue further education in Horticulture.

The horticulture modules are as follows

Plant Identification Care & Maintenance
Safe Horticultural Practices
Establishing Trees & Shrubs
Horticultural Science
Growing Fruit & Vegetables
Establishing Turfgrass

Also included is a Seed to Market project, IT skills and Customer service in the event some of the learners choose to start their own business.

• Free to those in receipt of a Social Protection payment.
• Priority will be given to people aged between 16 and 35.
• Priority will be given to people who have less than a leaving certificate.

Applications for November 2017 intake are currently being accepted.
Contact: Imelda Mullen
Phone: 087 7453651
Email: imelda@camcas.ie
Visit us at CAMCAS, Daisyhill, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan


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