Horticulture - Garden Centre Operations

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens

 

Course Name Horticulture - Garden Centre Operations
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code 6N3609
Course Type Teagasc
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Component Award (Level 6 NFQ) Minor QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Glasnevin, Piltown, Kildalton
FET Code 6N3609 - Garden Centre Operations
Duration 16 week period commencing in early November 2021 to May 2022
Tuesday 9am - 4.30pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencing November 2021
Application Date Apply online via link below
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Entry Requirements Applicants must complete an application form and submit it to the college of their choice by the end of May. Applicants must have a Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture or three years’ experience in a relevant area of horticulture and provide a letter of recommendation from their current employer.
Course Fee €420
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.

A course for those employed in the sector and wish to deepen their knowledge of t...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Content
On completion of this module the students will be able to:
• Evaluate the retail market for garden plants and products
• Analyse garden centre layout and customer flow patterns
• Examine product display, promotion and public ...

Careers or Further Progression Progression
This award is a component part of the full-time Advanced Certificate in Horticulture programme offered at both colleges. On completion of this course students can undertake further part-time courses, such as Nursery Stock Production which is complimentary to this Garden Centre Operations course
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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