Course Description

Level 6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance (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 to March - Monday 9.00 - 4.30, Tuesday 9.00 to 12.30. Level 6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance (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 Sportsturf Science and Maintenance will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to manage all of the factors that influence the development, quality and maintenance of sportsturf in Ireland. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Sportsturf Science and Maintenance (6N3623).

The course will focus on the use of sustainable methods of managing turfgrass. Particular emphasis will be placed on developing a thorough understanding of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and environmental conservation as required under the Sustainable Use Directive (SUD) legislation.

Progression

This award is a component part of the Advanced Certificate in Horticultural programme. On completion of this module, students can take other part-time modules that are complimentary to this Sportsturf Science module.

 

Module Content

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

  • Appraise soil physical and chemical characteristics and evaluate soil hydrology
  • Understand the growth and development of grass
  • Assess meteorological effects on the development of grass
  • Identify pests, diseases and weeds and implement IPM practices
  • Formulate nutritional programmes for turf grass systems
  • Manage turfgrass and safely operate turf maintenance equipment
  • Recognise safe working practices in turf grass facilities

Application

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

https://www.teagasc.ie/education/going-to-college/apply-online/

The Level 6 Component Award - Sportsturf Science & Maintenance (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 DurationNovember to March - Monday 9.00 - 4.30, Tuesday 9.00 to 12.30
Course TimeCollege will be two days a week and students will be required to undertake an industry based project which will focus on specific aspects of turfgrass management. Students are required to keep a comprehensive diary detailing their learning on the prescribed practical skills.
Course Fee€420.00
Phone+353 1 804 0201
Course Code6N3623
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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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