Course Description

Level 5 Component Award - Horticulture Mechanisation (Part-time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 5 Component Award - Horticulture Mechanisation (Part-time Course - Closed for Application) is course run by Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of January to May. Level 5 Component Award - Horticulture Mechanisation (Part-time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 5 Component Award - Horticulture Mechanisation (Part-time Course - Closed for Application) at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, please review the details below.

Course Summary

This course is designed for anyone who wants to have the knowledge and skills to operate and maintain a range of hand and powered horticultural machinery and implements.

 

Who should apply?

This course is designed for people who are currently pursuing careers in any of the various horticultural sectors and who wish to further their knowledge and experience of the safe use and maintenance of a wide range of hand and pedestrian operated equipment used in the horticultural sector.

Please note that this course will be delivered at the college campus in Ashtown, Dublin 15.

Module Content

On completion of the course students will be able to –

  • Identify a range of machinery and hand tools
  • Use a range of hand tools for soil cultivation
  • Describe the working principles of internal combustion engines used in horticulture
  • Use a range of hand operated mowers
  • Use a pedestrian operated rotary cultivator.
  • Use a hedge trimmer, strimmer, knapsack or tractor mounted sprayer.
  • Service a diesel or a two and four stroke petrol engine.

 

Course Structure

Each session will comprise of lectures and hands-on practical/demonstration exercises. Skills learned will be assessed at regular intervals. Students will be provided with appropriate PPE but will be required to have safety boos and appropriate work trousers for each of the practical/demonstration Skills.

Application

This course application is open in July through our website link below.

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The Level 5 Component Award - Horticulture Mechanisation (Part-time Course - Closed for Application) course at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture is listed in Courses.ie's national courses finder.
Training ProviderTeagasc College of Amenity Horticulture
Course LocationGlasnevin, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 9
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 Component Award
Course Start Date4th January 2021
Course End Date17th May 2021
Course DurationJanuary to May
Course TimeMonday 9.00 to 4.30
Course Fee200.00
Entry RequirementsAged 17 +
Carear PathThis course will lead to a minor award at NFQ level 5 in Horticultural Mechanisation.
Phone+353 1 804 0201
Course Code5N2559
For more information about Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, please visit our College page on Courses.ie by clicking here.

Course Provider

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, 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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