Part Time Courses
Our component level 5 and level 6 courses are offered part time at our college in the National Botanic Gardens and at our college campus at Ashtown, Dublin 15. These courses run Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 am to 4.30 pm.
Level 5 Component Award Part time courses commence on Wednesday 4th of September 2019
LEVEL 5 COMPONENT AWARDS (Part Time) - Applications close Friday 23rd August
These courses are intended for those who have a keen interest in horticulture and who wish to improve their skills and competence in these areas.
These courses include:
- Fruit & Vegetable Production (PDF) - COURSE FULL
- Horticultural Mechanisation (runs in January) (PDF)
- Garden Design (runs in January) - COURSE FULL
- Biodiversity in the Natural Environment- (runs in January) (PDF)
- Turf Grass Establishment and Maintenance (PDF)
- Plant Science - COURSE FULL
- Soil Science - COURSE FULL
- Landscape Construction and Maintenance (PDF)
- Plant ID and Use Level 5 (PDF) - COURSE FULL
- Plant Propagation Level 5 (PDF) - COURSE FULL
- Plant Protection Level 5 (PDF) - COURSE FULL
- Work Practice (PDF)
- Leadership (PDF)
Please click below on our L5 Component Information Sheet which will give details of course time, location, cost etc.
LEVEL 6 COMPONENT AWARDS (Part Time)
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:
- Ecology & the Enviroment Level 6 (PDF)
- Garden Centre Operations Level 6 (PDF)
- Landscape Design (PDF)
- Market Gardening Level 6 (PDF)
- Nursery Stock Production Level 6 (PDF)
- Sports Turf Science Level 6 (PDF)
- Tree & Shrub Management Level 6 (PDF)
- Garden & Parks Supervision (PDF)
- Horticulture Production Mechanisation (PDF)
Please click below on our L6 Component Information Sheet which will give details of course time, location, cost etc.
LEVEL 5 SUMMER COMPONENT AWARDS (Part Time) - CLOSED TILL SUMMER 2020
Currently L5 Landscape Construction and Maintenance is still open for application. All other courses are full and candidates will be put on a waiting list.
Level 5 Components are being offered in the following:
- L5 Garden Design (PDF) CLOSED FOR APPLICATION
- L5 Landscape Construction & Maintenance (PDF) CLOSED FOR APPLICATION
- L5 Summer Plant Propagation (PDF) CLOSED FOR APPLICATION
- Summer Application form 2019 CLOSED FOR APPLICATION
Please contact the college for more information about 'Summer Courses' on 01 804 0201 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
All our Component Award courses are subject to numbers