Horticulture - Plant Protection

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Plant Protection
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College, Ashtown Food Research Centre
Course Code 5N2546
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 5N2546 - Plant Protection
Duration 28 weeks, Sept 2021 to May 2022 - Part-time
Fridays 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencing in Teagasc Ashtown on Sept 2021
Application Date Application for this course is through our website at link below.

Teagasc Kildalton Agriculture & Horticulture College, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. Tel: 051-644400 or Email: kildalton.college@teagasc.ie
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Course Fee €200
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.

Learn how to protect plants and horticultural crops from the harmful effects of we...

Subjects Taught Module Content
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
• Describe the characteristics of common plant pests and disease-causing agents
• Review the effects, reproduction, spread and control of weeds
• Describe the range, formulations and uses of pesticides in horticulture
• Describe pest and disease control measures and legislative control practices
• Identify a range of horticultural pests and diseases
• Apply pesticides correctly with a knapsack sprayer
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
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