Course Description

Level 6 Component Award - Garden Centre Operations (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 6 Component Award - Garden Centre Operations (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) is a course run by Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of November - March. Level 6 Component Award - Garden Centre Operations (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 6 Component Award - Garden Centre Operations (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 Garden Centre Operation will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to Supervise operations in garden centres and other horticulture retail outlets. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Garden Centre Operations.

This course is designed for current employees interested in deepening their scientific and applied knowledge of the retailing of plants and associated products. It is also suited to those already working in the plant retailing industry who would like to improve their knowledge and career opportunities within the sector. On completion of this course students can undertake further part-time courses such as Nursery Stock Production which is very complimentary to this course. 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.

Module content

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

  • Evaluate the retail market for garden plants and products.
  • Analyse garden centre layout and customer flow patterns
  • Examine product displays, promotion and public relations within the garden centre industry
  • Explain the role of staff within the garden centre industry.
  • Apply routine skills necessary to display merchandise and maintain stock.
  • Apply knowledge of a wide range of garden products and services with a view to providing professional customer service
  • Support the line manager.

Course Structure

The course start in early November and running through to early March in the National Botanic Gardens. Students will attend the College one or two days per week. Some days will involve on-site visits to support classroom learning. A work-based project will form part of the overall assessment.

Application

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

Part-Time Courses

The Level 6 Component Award - Garden Centre Operations (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 - March
Course TimeTuesday 9.00 - 4.30 pm
Course Fee€420.00
Phone+353 1 804 0201
Course Code6N3609
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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