Teagasc provides education and training for the horticulture sector.
Aim: To equip the graduate for a career in horticulture or to further develop knowledge and skills in horticulture. There are various job opportunities in the business and service sectors of the horticultural industry for skilled graduates, as technicians, supervisors or managers. There are also opportunities to progress to higher education apprenticeships and education programmes through the Higher Education Links Scheme.
Horticulture Courses are run in our colleges in Kildalton College and the College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens
Full Time Programmes:
Full time in college programmes. Level 5 must be completed before entering level 6. Follow the links below for more detail:
- Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture
- Teagasc Level 6 Horticulture Programmes: There are four discrete programmes - Food Production, Landscape, Nursery and Sports Turf.
Earn while you learn. Follow the links below for more detail on requirements:
- Teagasc Level 6 Higher Education Sportsturf Apprenticeship
- Teagasc Level 6 Higher Education Horticulturist Apprenticeship.
Short Part-time Courses:
For those that don't want to complete a full time course, this link will bring you to the page for individual modules offered: