The Organic Centre believes in empowering people. That is why we actively celebrate organics and encourage inclusive education.

QQI Level 5 course in Organic Horticulture 2024

Running over a twelve-month period the  QQI level 5 course in Organic Horticulture is delivered in partnership with the Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim Education and Training Board.(MSLETB). The course is a fully funded and accredited further education course and is taught on-site. The course starts in early Spring and we would encourage you to apply as early as you can. Applicastions open now. New deadline Thursday 29th February.  Please click here to apply.

The course has been a huge success and we are usually over-subscribed, students have come from all over the world to learn about Organic Horticulture and the course gives you everything you need if you are thinking about a future as an organic grower/farmer. Current modules include:

  • Work Practice
  • Plant Identification and Use
  • Plant Science
  • Plant Protection
  • Organic Production
  • Biodiversity
  • Team Working
  • Fruit and Vegetable Production
  • Soil science and Growing media

This course is open to anyone and you can find out more by talking to the team here at the Centre or by contacting Mayo Sligo Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB). 

For more info email or ring and chat to Steve on 071 9854338 

We look forward to hearing from you.