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
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 Content A course for those employed in the sector and wish to deepen their knowledge of the retailing of plants and associated products. The Nursery Stock Production course would be complementary to this course.
Subjects Taught

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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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