Course Description

Landscape Construction and Maintenance Component Award (QQI Level 5) Summer Course

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture – National Botanic Gardens



Course Summary

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture provides a QQI Level 5 Component Award in Landscape Construction and  Maintenance. The QQI Level 5 Component Award in Landscape Construction and Maintenance will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to plan, construct and maintain hard and soft landscape features. This course will lead to a minor award NFQ Level 5 in Landscape Construction and Maintenance.

Who Should Apply?

This course is designed for anyone interested or involved in planning and building of gardens or the care of plants. It is also suited for people who are currently pursuing careers in the landscape sector. The course is also suitable for those who feel that they would like to explore this particular area of horticulture. By taking other Level 5 modules, student may be able to build towards a full award of QQI Certificate in Horticulture.

 

Module Content

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

  • Describe structural components and construction details
  • Demonstrate pre-building skills using safe work practices
  • Construct hard landscape features
  • Plant a range of plants from plans
  • Establish a lawn using seed and turf
  • Devise an annual landscape maintenance program.

Structure

These courses will be run one day per week on Friday from 9.00 to 4.00 pm at our college campus at Ashtown, Dublin 15 in July.

Application

Contact botanic.college@teagasc.ie or telephone 01 8040201 for application form


College Name Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture – National Botanic Gardens
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Horticulture
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 9
Course Start Date 2nd July 2019
Course End Date 24th July 2019
Course Fee 200.00
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Certificate
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Course Provider

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture – National Botanic Gardens



Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, The National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin, Dublin D09 VY63 (our college is located on the grounds of The National Botanic Gardens), Dublin, Ireland

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