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
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
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 Market Gardening (Level 6 Component Award – QQI 6N3610)
This course is aimed at those employed in the area of fruit and vegetable production, market gardening, as well as garden centre staff who need to answer questions from customers on all aspects of fruit and vegetable production. This course delivers the skills to plan and implement a production programme for a full range of fruit and vegetable crops
Subjects Taught

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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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