Course Description

Level 5 Component Award – Soil Science & Growing Media (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 5 Component Award – Soil Science & Growing Media (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 at the National Botanic Gardens.. Level 5 Component Award – Soil Science & Growing Media (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 5 Component Award – Soil Science & Growing Media (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, please review the details below.

Course Summary

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to evaluate soils and growing media with regard to their utilisation in a horticultural context.

 

Module Content

  • Explain the origin of soils
  • Investigate soil profiles and summarise soil groups
  • Describe the physical characteristics of growing media
  • Outline the chemical characteristics of growing media
  • Outline soil fertility and plant nutrition
  • Explain drainage
  • Assess the physical and nutrient status of soils using safe working practices.

Application

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

Part-Time Courses

The Level 5 Component Award – Soil Science & Growing Media (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 at the National Botanic Gardens.
Course Fee€140.00
Phone+353 1 804 0201
Course Code5N2530
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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