Course ID : 412690

Horticulture (Level 5)

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This course creates an awareness of the viability of growing your own. The course has been very successful in the college for the past number of years. It concentrates on the growing of food crops, trees, shrubs and decorative plants. It gives an introduction to Plant Identification and Landscaping which could lead to a career in garden design. The Plant identification module is further enhanced by the continual development of schematic /thematic plantings on campus?The course is designed for applicants who wish to progress to degree level to study horticulture or landscaping. It will also suit the hobby grower who may be considering expanding into a viable area of business and it is ideal for those wishing to work in General Horticulture. The emphasis will be on practical work with the use of the college grounds and polytunnel for growing food and ornamental crops. Biocide use will be kept to a minimum for personal and environmental safety. Students are introduced to Biodynamics and are encouraged to use the Thun planting and sowing calendar


West Cork Campus


Environment & Horticulture

Contact Details

Further Education and Training – Higher Education Route:
Email: westcorkcampus@ccoc.ie

Tel: +353 28 21644


West Cork Campus of the Cork College of Commerce,Rossa College,Skibbereen