Horticulture - Market Gardening

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens

 

Course Name Horticulture - Market Gardening
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College, Ashtown Food Research Centre
Course Code 6N3614
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 6N3614 - Market Gardening
Duration 16 weeks part-time
Tuesday 11.30am - 2.30pm
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.

This course is aimed at those employed in the area of fruit and vegetable producti...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Content
On completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Explain current regulations regarding protection of waters against pollution
• Describe quality assurance schemes and codes of practice relevant to the fresh product supp...

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 module, students can take other part-time modules that are complimentary to Market Gardening.
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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