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Horticulture Level 4

4M1994 QQI Level 4 Full Award over 2 years


The Back To Education Initiative provides part-time Further Education programmes for young people and adults. The aim is to give people an opportunity to combine a return to learning with family, work and other responsibilities.  The course will be run part time over 2 years, 4 modules will be covered each year.

Entry Requirements

  • A personal interview.

Course Content

Year 1

  • Safe Horticultural Practice
  • Communications
  • Growing Vegetables 
  • Horticultural Science

Year 2


  • Plant Identification, Care & Maintenance
  • Work Experience
  • Growing Fruit
  • Plant Propagation

Assessment and Certification

QQI Level 4 Full Award (4M21994)

Certifying Body


Career Opportunities

Students may progress to QQI Level 5 full-time courses in Horticulture or another level 5 programme