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Horticulture Tue


The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to work as a general operative in horticulture, using knowledge, skill and competence to select, establish, grow and maintain a range of plants under supervision.

Target Award

QQI Horticulture – 4M1994

Start Date: 28-08-2023Hours/week: 05 Hrs 30 MinsDuration: 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
Growing Fruit Growing Fruit (4N0668) QQI
Plant Identification Care & Maintenance Plant Identification, Care & Maintenance (4N1186) QQI
Safe Horticultural Practice Safe Horticultural Practice (4N0719) QQI
Learners will have acquired the knowledge skills and competencies in the theory and practice in this vocational area.


Waterford City BTEI


Adult Education Centre, Ozanam Street, , Waterford

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Denise Healy