Horticulture - Fruit & Vegetable Production

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Fruit & Vegetable Production
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College, Ashtown Food Research Centre
Course Code 5N2552
Course Type Teagasc
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Component Award (Level 5 NFQ) Minor QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Glasnevin, Piltown, Ashtown, Kildalton
FET Code 5N2552 - Fruit & Vegetable Production
Duration 25 weeks, From Sept to May
Part-time Fridays 9.00am - 12.30pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencing September
Application Date Application for this course is through our website at
or contact Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens or Teagasc College of Horticulture, Kildalton College for further information.
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Course Content

Expand+Students who do not wish to pursue a full-time horticultural programme with Teagasc can opt to complete a single module or a number of modules on a part-time basis where available. Examples of modules available are listed on the Teagasc website. P...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Content
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
• Explain key factors affecting fruit and vegetable production
• Identify a range of fruit and vegetable crops
• Describe pollination
• Explain fruit and vegetable nu...

Careers or Further Progression By taking other Level 5 modules, students may be able to build towards a full award of QQI Certificate in Horticulture.
Further Enquiries Location and further details:
• Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture,
National Botanic Gardens,
Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Tel: 01 8040201
Email: botanic.college@teagasc.ie

• Teagasc College of Horticulture,
Kildalton, Piltown, Co Kilkenny
Tel: 051 644400
Email: kildalton.college@teagasc.ie

From the Teagasc website: www.teagasc.ie
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