Course Description

Level 6 Component Award - Market Gardening (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 6 Component Award - Market Gardening (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 Monday and Tuesdays 9.00 to 4.30 pm, November to March at the National Botanic Gardens and college campus at Ashtown. Level 6 Component Award - Market Gardening (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 6 Component Award - Market Gardening (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 Market Gardening will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to plan and implement production programmes for a full range of fruit and vegetable crops. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Market Gardening (6N3614)

 

Who Should Apply?

This course is designed for anyone already employed in the area of fruit and vegetable production, market gardening as well as garden centres where staff needs to be trained to answer questions from the public on all aspects of fruit and vegetable production. On completion of this course students can undertake further part-time courses that are 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. Applicants will be interviewed as part of the selection process.

 

Module Content

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

  • Explain current regulations regarding protection of waters against pollution
  • Describe quality assurance schemes and codes of practice relevant to the fresh produce supply chain
  • Explain the regulatory system for plant protection and biocidal products
  • Examine the production of plants for transplanting
  • Examine crop production techniques
  • Design a crop schedule for a range of crops
  • Devise an integrated pest and disease management plan
  • Identify relevant pests and diseases
  • Cultivate a range of crops including all necessary routine skills
  • Investigate new crops and technologies relevant to market gardening
  • Implement procedures to create and maintain a safe working environment.

 

Application

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

Part-Time Courses

 

The Level 6 Component Award - Market Gardening (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 Date31st August 2020
Course End Date2nd July 2021
Course DurationMonday and Tuesdays 9.00 to 4.30 pm, November to March at the National Botanic Gardens and college campus at Ashtown
Course Fee€420.00
Phone+353 1 804 0201
Course Code6N3614
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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