Course Description

Level 6 Component Award - Ecology & the Environment (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 6 Component Award - Ecology & the Environment (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 November to March - Thursday 9.00 to 12.30 pm (Practicals). Some Wednesdays (Practicals) 9.00 to 12.30 pm at The National Botanic Gardens. Level 6 Component Award - Ecology & the Environment (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 6 Component Award - Ecology & the Environment (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, please review the details below.

Course Summary

The QQI Level 6 component award in Ecology and the Environment will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to assist in the management of the natural environment. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Ecology and the Environment (6N3645)

 

Who Should Apply?

This course is designed for anyone currently employed in any are of horticulture or related discipline who is interested in deepening both their scientific and applied knowledge of this very important area. On completion of this course, students can undertake further part-time courses in all of the various horticulture sectors. Applicants must have 3 years experience in a relevant area of horticulture or must hold a Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture and must provide a letter of recommendation from their current employer. Applicants will be interviewed as part of the selection process.

 

Module Content

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

  • Review policy framework for environmental and biodiversity in Ireland
  • Appraise the role of statutory and voluntary organisation in environmental protection.
  • Apply techniques to promote biodiversity in the horticulture industry
  • Evaluate factors influencing population dynamics community composition
  • Examine habitat restoration techniques
  • Report on a range of environmental features
  • Assess habitats for biodiversity and quality using practical techniques
  • Identify invasive species
  • Ensure implementation of procedures to create and maintain a safe working environment.

Application

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

Part-Time Courses

 

The Level 6 Component Award - Ecology & the Environment (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 6 Component Award
Course Start Date2nd November 2020
Course End Date9th July 2021
Course DurationNovember to March - Thursday 9.00 to 12.30 pm (Practicals). Some Wednesdays (Practicals) 9.00 to 12.30 pm at The National Botanic Gardens
Course Fee€220.00
Phone+353 1 804 0201
Course Code6N3645
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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