Turn your green thumb into a fully-fledged career

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Turn your green thumb into a fully-fledged career with BIFE’s garden design course. You can avail of BIFE’s extensive grounds, complete with gardens and laboratories, and hone your skills in horticulture. A mixture of theory and practical work, you’ll explore the science behind plant and soil while you work closely with them.

On successful completion of first year, you will be offered to take your skills to the next level with BIFE’s advanced horticulture and garden design course. It is here you will learn how to set yourself up for a career in horticulture while honing your existing abilities. It will also open many new avenues for your future with new career opportunities as well as further higher education progression.

Certification: Horticulture / Garden Design Advanced (DG) QQI Level 6 Award

Duration: One Year

Location: Bray Institute of Further Education

Programme of Study

Landscape Design and Construction, Supervisory Skills, Communications, Nursery Stock Production, Sustainable Horticulture, Entrepreneurship, Plant Identification and Sketch-up.

Components subject to change.

Entry Requirements: 

QQI Level 5 award. Mature Applicants-experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications. Places are offered following successful interview. Applicants must bring a portfolio/ collection of work to the interview. Garda vetting may be required for work experience.

Why not take those first steps now? Call Bray Institute of Further Education on 085 745 9943 for more information on enrolling and starting your new career.

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