Horticulture - Landscape Design & Construction

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Landscape Design & Construction
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code 6N3620
Course Type Teagasc
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 6N3620 - Landscape Design & Construction
Duration 24 weeks part-time
Application Date Application 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 Landscape Design & Construction (Level 6 Component Award – QQI 6N3620)
For those already employed in the landscape sector, this course will provide you with the knowledge to plan a landscape project and to take that plan to the design, specification, and construction stage. The course will help develop a better understanding of design principles of gardens, and how a range of garden features are constructed.
Subjects Taught

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On completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Analyse the landscape design process
• Appraise the principles and elements that underlie landscape design
• Evaluate a range of landscape design features including th...

Careers or Further Progression Progression
This award is a component part of the Advanced Certificate in Horticulture programme offered at the College of Amenity Horticulture, Glasnevin and Teagasc Kildalton College, Co. Kilkenny. On completion of this course, students can undertake further part-time or full-time courses or perhaps travel abroad on some of the College sponsored internships where they can work and learn with some top class landscape gardeners.
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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