Enroll in Organic College’s Horticulture Courses

May 12, 2024 | Climate Change, Farm Viability, Innovation

Situated in the picturesque village of Dromcollogher, Organic College is at the forefront of organic education in Ireland, with over 30 years of experience nurturing minds and cultivating a passion for sustainable practices.

Course Offerings

One-Year Full-Time QQI Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture

The One-Year Full-Time QQI Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture, is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the world of organic gardening. From mastering soil health to honing sustainable farming techniques, our comprehensive curriculum covers all aspects of horticulture. Through engaging lectures, hands-on gardening sessions, and field trips, students gain invaluable experience that prepares them for a rewarding career in the field.

Learn more about QQI Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture here.

Level Up with QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Horticulture

For those seeking to take their horticulture journey to the next level, the QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Horticulture offers a pathway to excellence, running from September to September. Building upon the foundation laid at Level 5, this intensive program challenges students to delve deeper into the intricacies of organic gardening. From seed to harvest, learners gain hands-on experience managing an Organic Horticultural Enterprise, preparing them for leadership roles in the field. Students who complete the Level 6 course can also gain Green Cert equivalency.

Learn more about QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Horticulture here.

For more information on the courses, contact Paula Pender, Distance Learning Coordinator, at [email protected].

The Benefits of Full-Time Day Courses

While Organic College offers a Distance Learning (DL) option for the Level 5 course, we encourage prospective students to consider the advantages of the full-time day courses. On-campus learning will allow you to immerse yourself and be hands-on gardening in their certified organic gardens, accelerate your knowledge acquisition and forge meaningful connections with fellow students and instructors.

For more details on these, contact the college office at [email protected].

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