Course Description

Level 6 Component Award – Garden Centre Operations (Part-Time Course – Closed for Application)

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



Course Summary

The QQI Level 6 Component Award in Garden Centre Operation will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to Supervise operations in garden centres and other horticulture retail outlets. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Garden Centre Operations.

This course is designed for current employees interested in deepening their scientific and applied knowledge of the retailing of plants and associated products. It is also suited to those already working in the plant retailing industry who would like to improve their knowledge and career opportunities within the sector. On completion of this course students can undertake further part-time courses such as Nursery Stock Production which is very complimentary to this course. 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.

Module content

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

  • Evaluate the retail market for garden plants and products.
  • Analyse garden centre layout and customer flow patterns
  • Examine product displays, promotion and public relations within the garden centre industry
  • Explain the role of staff within the garden centre industry.
  • Apply routine skills necessary to display merchandise and maintain stock.
  • Apply knowledge of a wide range of garden products and services with a view to providing professional customer service
  • Support the line manager.

Course Structure

The course start in early November and running through to early March in the National Botanic Gardens. Students will attend the College one or two days per week. Some days will involve on-site visits to support classroom learning. A work-based project will form part of the overall assessment.

Application

Closed for application.


Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 6N3609
College Name Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Horticulture
Course Type Classroom Based
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 €420
Course Duration November to July
Course Times Tuesday 9.00am - 4.30pm
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