Horticulture Project

Ballybeg Horticulture Local Training Initiative is an ETB funded programme offering QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) (accredited training at levels 3, 4 and 5 in Horticulture for adults in receipt of a Social Welfare payment.

* Courses run for 36 weeks. Participants must be in receipt of a welfare payment.



Course Title (Level 3)

  • Application of Numbers
    Career Preparation
    Computer Literacy
    Health and Fitness
    Plant Propagation
    Plant Identification
    Operating Horticulture Equipment
    Outdoor Vegetable Crop Production
    Planting and Potting by Hand

Course Title (Level 4)

  • Work Experience
    Safe Horticulture Practice
    Horticulture Science
    Plant Identification, Care and Use
    Growing Vegetables
    Plant Propagation
    Establishing Ornamental Plants
    Establishing Trees and Shrubs


Sean O'Driscoll
Horticulture Co-ordinator
087-767 4810

Elaine O'Mara
Jane Kavanagh
Assistant Co-ordinator
Tel : 051-350 100

Course Title (Level 5)

Taking Applications Now For QQI Level 4 + Level 5 Courses

QQI Level 4 + Level 5 Application Details

  • Plant Protection
    Plant Science
    Soil Science and Growing Media
    Plant Identification and Use
    Work Practice
    Plant Propagation
    Fruit and Vegetable Production

Horticulture Initiative Application Form