Course Description

Level 6 Component Award – Nursery Stock Production (Part-Time Course – Closed for Application)

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



Course Summary

The QQI level 6 component award in Nursery Stock Production will equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to perform operations in a nursery stock plant production unit. The course will lead to the component award at NFQ Level 6 in Nursery Stock Production (6N3614)

This course is designed for those currently employed within the sector who wish to deepen their knowledge of professional plant propagation.

On completion of this module students can take other level 6 components that are complimentary to nursery stock production.

Module Content

On completion of this module students will be able to

  • Plan a crop production programme for a range of crops such as;

– bedding plants, open ground trees and shrubs, containerised trees and shrubs.

  • Perform cultural techniques such as;

– taking cuttings, pruning and staking, pricking off, preparing a compost mix for various container

crops, potting on.

  • Recognise crop specific pests, diseases and weeds and develop appropriate control programmes.
  • Appreciate current plant health, import / export regulations.
  • Appreciate all aspects of working in a healthy and safe environment.

Students will be required to undertake a programme of learning a range of practical nursery stock skills. There will also be an industry based project which will focus on specific aspects of nursery stock management. Students will be required to keep a comprehensive diary detailing their learning of the prescribed practical skills. A work based project will also form part of the overall assessment.

Application

Closed for application.


Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 6N3614
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 €420
Course Duration November to July
Course Times Monday & Tuesdays 9.00am to 4.30pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Level 6 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