Horticulture - Nursery Stock Production

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Nursery Stock Production
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code 6N3610
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 6N3610 - Nursery Stock Production
Duration 15 weeks,
Application Date Apply via Teagasc website - link below
Entry Requirements Please note to apply for these courses Applicants must have 3 years’ experience in a relevant area of horticulture or must hold a Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture and must provide a letter of recommendation from their current employer.
Course Content This course is designed for those working in the sector who wish to deepen their scientific and applied knowledge of professional plant propagation. Students will learn to perform operations in a nursery stock plant production unit.
Subjects Taught

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On completion of this module the students will be able to:
• Plan a crop production programme for a range of crops, such as:
- Bedding plants
- Open ground trees and shrubs
- Containerised trees and shrubs
• Perform cultural ...

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, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. On completion of this module, students can take other Level 6 components that are complimentary to nursery stock production.
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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