Galway Community College
Further Education

Apply Now for Horticulture Level 5 Course

Apply Now for Horticulture Level 5 Course

We are now taking applications for the Level 5 Horticulture Course starting in September.

This PLC horticulture course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the principles of horticulture and the skills to pursue a career in this sector.


  • Landscape Construction and Maintenance - 5N1908
  • Fruit and Vegetable Production - 5N2552
  • Soil Science and Growing Media - 5N2530
  • Plant Identification and Use - 5N2527
  • Ornamental Horticulture - 5N2548
  • Communications - 5N0690
  • Plant Protection - 5N2546
  • Plant Science - 5N2528
  • Work Practice - 5N1433

Work Experience

Work practice takes place throughout the academic year. Students find their practice in various garden centres, nurseries, organic vegetable growers, florists, private and public gardens

Special Features

Suitable for beginners and those who want to broaden their knowledge of horticulture. Practical hands on course to learn how to grow your own vegetables, trees and shrubs. Practical work takes place in a 20 Metre Polythene Tunnel. Strong emphasis on growing food crops, tree and shrub identification and garden maintenance.

All enquires to

Wellpark Rd, Galway
 091 755464
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