Course Description

Level 6 Component Award - Tree & Shrub Management (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application)



Level 6 Component Award - Tree & Shrub Management (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 - Fridays 9.00 - 12.30. Some Wednesdays. Level 6 Component Award - Tree & Shrub Management (Part-Time Course - Closed for Application) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Level 6 Component Award - Tree & Shrub Management (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 Tree and Shrub Management will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in selection, planning and maintenance of trees and shrubs. The course will lead to the to a minor award NFQ Level 5 in Tree and Shrub Management.

Who Should Apply?

This course is designed for anyone interested or involved in the selection, establishment and care of trees and shrubs.  It is also suited for people who are currently working in parks or garden management or in other horticultural enterprises such as nurseries, garden centres or sportsturf facilities which may involve the management of woody vegetation. On completion of this course students can undertake further part-time courses that are complimentary to this course. Applications 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 methods of establishing and managing tress and shrubs
  • Explain current legislation and codes of practice relating to trees
  • Select appropriate species for a range of situations
  • Appraise tress and shrub stock for hazards and suggest appropriate actions
  • Explain the response of tress to wounding its implications for management
  • Apply the necessary skills in relation to planning and aftercare of trees and shrubs
  • Assess protection requirements for retained tress on development sites
  • Identify a broad range of tress and shrubs
  • Implement procedures to create and maintain a safe working environment.

Course Structure

The course in early November and running through to early March in the National Botanic Gardens. The course will comprise of a combination of lectures, plant identification and practical sessions. Skills learned throughout the year will be assessed at regular intervals.

Application

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

Part-Time Courses

The Level 6 Component Award - Tree & Shrub Management (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 - Fridays 9.00 - 12.30. Some Wednesdays
Course Fee€220.00
Phone+353 1 804 0201
Course Code6N3624
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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