Course Description

Level 6 Component Award – Tree & Shrub Management (Part-Time Course – Closed for Application)

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture



Course Summary

The QQI Level 6 Component Award in Tree and Shrub Management will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in selection, planning and maintenance of trees and shrubs. The course will lead to the to a minor award NFQ Level 5 in Tree and Shrub Management.

Who Should Apply?

This course is designed for anyone interested or involved in the selection, establishment and care of trees and shrubs.  It is also suited for people who are currently working in parks or garden management or in other horticultural enterprises such as nurseries, garden centres or sportsturf facilities which may involve the management of woody vegetation. On completion of this course students can undertake further part-time courses that are complimentary to this course. Applications 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 methods of establishing and managing tress and shrubs
  • Explain current legislation and codes of practice relating to trees
  • Select appropriate species for a range of situations
  • Appraise tress and shrub stock for hazards and suggest appropriate actions
  • Explain the response of tress to wounding its implications for management
  • Apply the necessary skills in relation to planning and aftercare of trees and shrubs
  • Assess protection requirements for retained tress on development sites
  • Identify a broad range of tress and shrubs
  • Implement procedures to create and maintain a safe working environment.

Course Structure

The course in early November and running through to early March in the National Botanic Gardens. The course will comprise of a combination of lectures, plant identification and practical sessions. Skills learned throughout the year will be assessed at regular intervals.

Application

Closed for application.


Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 6N3624
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 November to July
Course Times Fridays 9.00am - 12.30pm Some Wednesdays
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