Parttime Classroom Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary

EY Horticulture Science L4

Aim of the Programme Module
This programme module aims to equip the learner with relevant knowledge, skills and competence to understand the scientific basis for growing and maintaining horticultural plants and the module should be considered as a basis for the full horticultural award.

Target Award

QQI Horticulture – 4M1994

Start Date: 29-08-2024 Hours/week: 04 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 16 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements

Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Aims and Objectives

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Horticultural Science Horticultural Science (4N0682) QQI
Objectives of the Programme Module
To provide participants with the ability to identify plant parts and knowledge of their function.
To enable participants to describe and understand living processes through the use of practical examples.
To provide participants with knowledge of soil science relevant to the studies of horticulture.
To assist the learner to develop the language, literacy and numeracy skills related to Horticultural Science through the medium of the module themes and content
To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning.
To enable participants to observe correct safety procedures when using relevant equipment.


EnniscorthyFurther Education and Training Centre


Gonzaga House, Weafer Street, Enniscorthy


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Susan Neville