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STE1 - Level 5 Horticulture

Horticulture is the art and science of growing plants for a wide variety of reasons, such as food production, landscape and garden design, environmental repair and restoration, sports turf management, the production of medicines and therapeutic plants etc. ‘Imagine if trees gave off Wi-Fi signals. We would be planting so many trees and we’d probably save the planet. Too bad they only produce the oxygen we breathe’.

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Is this course right for you?

This course is designed to provide training for those interested in all aspects of horticulture. It equips learners with the scientific concepts, practical knowledge and skills to work in various areas of horticulture – from growing your own fruit and vegetables to designing and planting a prize winning garden. This course stresses the importance of horticultural principles in addressing many of the problems facing society today including urban flooding, soil contamination, biodiversity loss and health concerns.

What will you study?

There is a strong emphasis on the sustainable use of natural resources throughout the course. Learners are introduced to the aesthetic, scientific and business practices that are used in different areas of horticulture: private/public gardens, garden centres, food production and so on.

Areas of study to include:

  • Plant Protection
  • Plant Science
  • Plant Identification & Use
  • Soil Science & Growing Media
  • Organic Production
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Work Practice

Options

Garden Design
Biodiversity and the Natural Environment
Mathematics

Qualifications Obtained

5M2586 QQI Level 5 Horticulture

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact:  donallitster@monaghaninstitute.ie

STE1 - Level 5 Horticulture

Horticulture is the art and science of growing plants for a wide variety of reasons, such as food production, landscape and garden design, environmental repair and restoration, sports turf management, the production of medicines and therapeutic plants etc. ‘Imagine if trees gave off Wi-Fi signals. We would be planting so many trees and we’d probably save the planet. Too bad they only produce the oxygen we breathe’.

STE1 - Level 5 Horticulture

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be additional fee for specialist equipment & field trips

STE1 - Level 5 Horticulture

Career Prospects

Horticulture graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Food Crop Production│ Garden and Landscape Design │ Sports and Amenity Ground Management │ Horticultural Therapy │Garden Centre and Nursery Management │ Environmental Repair and Restoration.

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
Blanchardstown IT Horticulture 8
UCD Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf 8
DIT Planning & Environmental Management 8
LIT Environmental and Geographical Sciences 8
WIT Horticulture (National Botanic Gardens) 7

STE2 - Level 5 Science and Laboratory Techniques

This course provides training for learners who wish to follow a career in Science. Through this course you can develop skills and competencies in the preparation, use and maintenance of laboratory equipment to perform a range of laboratory procedures.

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Is this course right for you?

This course provides an introduction to the world of science and covers a variety of subjects related to laboratory and physical sciences. It is suitable for learners who wish to train for employment as a laboratory assistant. The course will also equip learners with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to access science based programmes in third level institutions.

What will you study?

The course focuses on a range of science related subjects. Practical laboratory sessions will form an integral part of the programme. A minimum of 10 days’ work placement must be completed. You will be required to purchase a lab coat and scientific equipment kit.

Areas of study to include:

  • Laboratory Skills
  • Biology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Mathematics
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience

Qualifications Obtained

5M3807 QQI Level 5 Laboratory Techniques

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact the college office. Email: info@monaghaninstitute.ie

STE2 - Level 5 Science and Laboratory Techniques

This course provides training for learners who wish to follow a career in Science. Through this course you can develop skills and competencies in the preparation, use and maintenance of laboratory equipment to perform a range of laboratory procedures.

STE2 - Level 5 Science and Laboratory Techniques

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be additional fee for specialist equipment & field trips

STE2 - Level 5 Science and Laboratory Techniques

Career Prospects

Laboratory Techniques graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Laboratory Assistant | Pharmaceutical Scientist | Research Assistant | Agriculture | Biomedical Scientist.

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
UCD Science 8
UCD Agricultural Science 8
DCU Environmental Science and Technology 8
Athlone IT Pharmaceutical Science 8
Sligo IT Biomedical Science 7