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 From Sept 2021 - May 2022
Part-time Fridays 9.00am - 12.30pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencing Sept 2021 (subject to change)
Application Date Applications are due to open on the website in late April/early May 2021. Please note all component award courses are subject to numbers.

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Course Content

Expand+The Teagasc College at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Teagasc Ashtown and Kildalton College, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny are offering the QQI Level 5 component award in Fruit and Vegetable Production which will equip the learner with the knowled...

Subjects Taught

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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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