Course Description

Level 6 Component Award - Nursery Stock Production (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 6 Component Award - Nursery Stock Production (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 & Tuesdays 9 to 4.30 pm - November - March. Level 6 Component Award - Nursery Stock Production (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 6 Component Award - Nursery Stock Production (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 Nursery Stock Production will equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to perform operations in a nursery stock plant production unit. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Nursery Stock Production (6N3614)

This course is designed for those currently employed within the sector who wish to deepen their knowledge of professional plant propagation.

On completion of this module students can take other level 6 components that are complimentary to nursery stock production.

Module Content

On completion of this module students will be able to

  • Plan a crop production programme for a range of crops such as;

– bedding plants, open ground trees and shrubs, containerised trees and shrubs.

  • Perform cultural techniques such as;

– taking cuttings, pruning and staking, pricking off, preparing a compost mix for various container

crops, potting on.

  • Recognise crop specific pests, diseases and weeds and develop appropriate control programmes.
  • Appreciate current plant health, import / export regulations.
  • Appreciate all aspects of working in a healthy and safe environment.

Students will be required to undertake a programme of learning a range of practical nursery stock skills. There will also be an industry based project which will focus on specific aspects of nursery stock management. Students will be required to keep a comprehensive diary detailing their learning of the prescribed practical skills. A work based project will also form part of the overall assessment.

Application

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

Part-Time Courses

The Level 6 Component Award - Nursery Stock Production (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 & Tuesdays 9 to 4.30 pm - November - March
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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