Course Description

Level 6 Component Award – Ecology & the Environment (Part-Time Course – Closed for Application)

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



Course Summary

The QQI Level 6 component award in Ecology and the Environment will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to assist in the management of the natural environment. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Ecology and the Environment (6N3645)

 

Who Should Apply?

This course is designed for anyone currently employed in any are of horticulture or related discipline who is interested in deepening both their scientific and applied knowledge of this very important area. On completion of this course, students can undertake further part-time courses in all of the various horticulture sectors. Applicants 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. Applicants will be interviewed as part of the selection process.

 

Module Content

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

  • Review policy framework for environmental and biodiversity in Ireland
  • Appraise the role of statutory and voluntary organisation in environmental protection.
  • Apply techniques to promote biodiversity in the horticulture industry
  • Evaluate factors influencing population dynamics community composition
  • Examine habitat restoration techniques
  • Report on a range of environmental features
  • Assess habitats for biodiversity and quality using practical techniques
  • Identify invasive species
  • Ensure implementation of procedures to create and maintain a safe working environment.

Application

Closed for application.

 


Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 6N3645
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 1st November 2021
Course End Date 15th July 2022
Course Fee €220
Course Duration Botanic Gardens
Course Times November to July Thursday 9.00 to 12.30 pm (Practicals). Some Wednesdays (Practicals) 9.00 to 12.30 pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Level 6 Component Award
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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