Adult Training

Horticulture Project

Ballybeg Horticulture Local Training Initiative is an ETB funded programme offering QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) accredited training at levels 4 and 5 in Horticulture. Courses run for 48 weeks and are full-time. The hours are Monday – Thursday 9-5 and Friday 9-1. Participants must be in receipt of a social welfare payment.

Horticulture (Level 4)

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

 

Horticulture (Level 5)

Applications for Level 5 will be taken in January 2019.

  • Plant Protection
  • Plant Science
  • Soil Science and Growing Media
  • Plant Identification and Use
  • Work Practice
  • Team-working
  • Plant Propagation
  • Organic Principle Standards
  • Organic Production