Course Description

L6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance APPLICATIONS CLOSE 18th October 2019



L6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance APPLICATIONS CLOSE 18th October 2019 is course run by Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture - National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of November to March - Monday 9.00 - 4.30, Tuesday 9.00 to 12.30. L6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance APPLICATIONS CLOSE 18th October 2019 gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about L6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance APPLICATIONS CLOSE 18th October 2019 at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture - National Botanic Gardens, please review the details below.

Course Summary

The QQI level 6 component award in Sportsturf Science and Maintenance will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to manage all of the factors that influence the development, quality and maintenance of sportsturf in Ireland. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Sportsturf Science and Maintenance (6N3623).

The course will focus on the use of sustainable methods of managing turfgrass. Particular emphasis will be placed on developing a thorough understanding of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and environmental conservation as required under the Sustainable Use Directive (SUD) legislation.

Progression

This award is a component part of the Advanced Certificate in Horticultural programme. On completion of this module, students can take other part-time modules that are complimentary to this Sportsturf Science module.

 

 

Module Content

On completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Appraise soil physical and chemical characteristics and evaluate soil hydrology
  • Understand the growth and development of grass
  • Assess meteorological effects on the development of grass
  • Identify pests, diseases and weeds and implement IPM practices
  • Formulate nutritional programmes for turf grass systems
  • Manage turfgrass and safely operate turf maintenance equipment
  • Recognise safe working practices in turf grass facilities

Application

This course is open in August through our website link below.

https://www.teagasc.ie/education/going-to-college/apply-online/

The L6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance APPLICATIONS CLOSE 18th October 2019 course at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture - National Botanic Gardens is listed in Courses.ie's national courses finder.
Training ProviderTeagasc College of Amenity Horticulture - National Botanic Gardens
Course LocationGlasnevin, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 9
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date5th November 2018
Course End Date29th March 2019
Course DurationNovember to March - Monday 9.00 - 4.30, Tuesday 9.00 to 12.30
Course TimeCollege will be two days a week and students will be required to undertake an industry based project which will focus on specific aspects of turfgrass management. Students are required to keep a comprehensive diary detailing their learning on the prescribed practical skills.
Course Fee420.00
Phone018040201
Course Code6N3623
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Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture - National Botanic Gardens



Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, The National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin, Dublin D09 VY63 (our college is located on the grounds of The National Botanic Gardens), Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: DO9 VY63

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