Course Description

Level 5 Component Award - Plant Protection (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 5 Component Award - Plant Protection (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 September to May. Level 5 Component Award - Plant Protection (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 5 Component Award - Plant Protection (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, please review the details below.

Course Summary

The QQI level 5 component award in Plant Protection will equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to protect plants and horticultural crops from harmful effects of weeds, pests and diseases and to select appropriate, safe and sustainable control measures. This course will lead to a minor award at NFQ Level 5 in Plant Protection and is run at our college campus in Ashtown.

 

Who Should Apply?

This course is designed for anyone involved in the management and care of plants. It is suited for people who are currently pursuing careers in all of the various horticultural sectors or for those who feel they would like to explore this particular area of horticulture. By taking other Level 5 modules, students may be able to build towards a full award QQI Certificate in Horticulture.

Note: On successful completion of this course, students will be fully qualified under DAFM Sustainable Use of Pesticides (SUD) legislation. 

Module content

On completion of this module, students will be able to

  • Describe the characteristics of common plant pests and disease – causing agents.
  • Review the effects, reproduction, spread and control of weeds.
  • Describe the range, formulations and uses of pesticides in horticulture.
  • Describe pest and disease control measures and legislative control practices.
  • Identify a range of horticultural pests and diseases
  • Apply pesticides correctly with knapsack sprayer.

Application

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

Part-Time Courses

The Level 5 Component Award - Plant Protection (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 Date31st August 2020
Course End Date17th May 2021
Course DurationSeptember to May
Course Time1.30pm to 4.30pm
Course Fee€200.00
Entry RequirementsAged 17+
Phone+353 1 804 0201
Course Code5N2546
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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