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Level 6 Component Awards

The QQI component level 6 courses are offered on a part-time bases at our college in the National Botanic Gardens and our college campus at Ashtown, Dublin 15.  These courses run Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00am to 4.30pm. 

Part time courses or component awards allow learners to select individual subjects in horticulture from our major awards at Level 6.  These courses will enable the student to develop a greater understanding of the sciences underpinning their chosen sector, and will also help them improve their skills and competence at a practical level.
 
The courses are offered at a time and in a manner to best meet the demands of the horticulture industry. They are offered over the academic year during which time students will undertake a programme of both academic and practical training.  As well as providing the learner with a taste of 3rd level training in their chosen sector, these courses will equip the learner with the knowledge skill and competence relevant to the sector in which they are employed.
 
These courses are intended for prospective students who are currently employed in the horticulture industry and who wish to further their career development in their chosen sector. These courses will enable the student to develop a greater understanding of the sciences underpinning their sector and will also help them improve their skills and competence at a practical level. These courses include:
Click on the module links above for more information. 
 

Applications are currently closed and will reopen in 2022. 

All component award courses are subject to numbers.

*Please note the level 6 component courses are open to students who have successfully achieved a Certificate in Horticulture QQI Level 5 or persons currently working within the horticulture industry with a minimum of three years’ experience (in this case a letter from employer must be provided and a short interview will take place).