Careers in Horticulture

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Training and Education for Mushroom Business

Teagasc training

Teagasc offer Fruit and Vegetables production module at QQI level 5. This is a foundation module to food production and is the building blocks for progression to QQI Advanced level 6. At advanced level 6 two modules are offered by TEAGASC Education to broaden their knowledge of food production they are Market Gardening & Horticultural Mechanisation.

At Degree level 7 Sustainable Food productions is offered in year 2 of the degree course.

 

Practical/PLP

Students go on work placement in their chosen industry to improve their skills in food production, producing vegetable plants from seed, spacing & planting, irrigation pest & disease control harvesting and sales

Going to growers of different Vegetable and fruit farms.

OPW walled garden. Botanic gardens, Phoenix park walled garden.

See Education for Horticulture for more details …