Horticulture - Tree & Shrub Management

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Tree & Shrub Management
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College, Ashtown Food Research Centre
Course Code 6N3624
Course Type Teagasc
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Component Award (Level 5 NFQ) Minor QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Glasnevin, Piltown, Kildalton
FET Code 6N3624 - Tree & Shrub Management
Duration 16 weeks part-time approx.
Application Date Apply online via Teagasc website - link below.
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Entry Requirements Please note the level 6 component courses are open to students who have successfully achieved a Certificate in Horticulture QQI Level 5 or persons currently working within the horticulture industry with a minimum of three years’ experience (in this case a letter from employer must be provided and a short interview will take place).
Course Content Tree and Shrub Management (Level 6 Component Award – QQI 6N3624)
This course is designed for those employed in a sector where selection, establishment and care of trees and shrubs is part of their role. It is suitable for those working in parks or garden management, nurseries, garden centres, or sportsturf facilities. Students learn about planning and maintenance of trees and shrubs.
Subjects Taught

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On completion of this module, students will be able to:
• Evaluate methods of establishing and managing trees and shrubs in a variety of situations
• Explain current legislation and codes of practice relating to trees and shrubs...

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 modules that are complimentary to this 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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