Horticulture - Plant Propagation

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Plant Propagation
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code 5N2547
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, Kildalton
FET Code 5N2547 - Plant Propagation
Duration 25 weeks

The course will be offered in one 3 hour session per week over a 25 week period commencing in early September and running through to mid-March. Students will be required to take cuttings, prepare seed for sowing and carry out routine division and layering using safe work practices in the National Botanic Gardens. Skills learned during the course will be assessed regularly by College personnel.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please contact Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens or Teagasc College of Horticulture, Kildalton College for further information.
Application Date Application forms are available from appropriate college
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Entry Requirements

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This course is designed for anyone who wants to get involved in horticulture on a part-time basis while gaining an approved Level 5 minor award and for people who are currently working in other careers but who feel that they hav...

Course Content Plant Propagation (Level 5 Component Award – QQI 5N2547)
Students will be taught the propagation of a wide range of plants. This course outlines the principles of division, layering & grafting. Learn to take a range of cuttings and carry out bench grafting amongst other things.
Subjects Taught

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On completion of this module, students will be able to:
• Outline the principles of plant propagation
• Outline the principles of division and layering
• Outline the principles of grafting
• Outline the principles of propa...

Careers or Further Progression By taking other Level 5 modules, students may be able to build towards a full major award of QQI Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture. Further progression is also possible to level 6 and level 7 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
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