Course Description

Level 5 Component Award – Soil Science & Growing Media (Part-Time Course – Closed for Application)

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



Course Summary

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to evaluate soils and growing media with regard to their utilisation in a horticultural context.

 

Module Content

  • Explain the origin of soils
  • Investigate soil profiles and summarise soil groups
  • Describe the physical characteristics of growing media
  • Outline the chemical characteristics of growing media
  • Outline soil fertility and plant nutrition
  • Explain drainage
  • Assess the physical and nutrient status of soils using safe working practices.

Application

Closed for Application.


Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 5N2530
College Name Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Horticulture
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Award / Certificate
Course Location Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 9
Course Start Date 30th August 2021
Course End Date 26th May 2022
Course Fee €140
Course Duration September to May at the National Botanic Gardens.
Course Times Thursday 2.30pm -4.30pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Level 5 Component Award
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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), Dublin, Ireland

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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), Dublin, Ireland