Plant Protection

Waterford Institute of Technology


Course Name Plant Protection
Course Provider Waterford Institute of Technology
Alternative Provider(s) College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens, Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code M95819
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Single Module Certificate Waterford Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin, Kildalton
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE September 2021
Application Date Application: Opening in June
Closing: 20 Aug 21
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Duration 12 weeks part-time
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Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or equivalent; or mature student
Course Content

Expand+Plant Protection (for registration with DAFM as Professional User of Pesticides status)

The module will enable the student to describe and apply techniques to control weed, pests and diseases. The student will learn how to calibrate and use a knap...

Assessment Method The course is split into 50% continuous assessment (CA) and 50% final written exam. The CA will be assessed at various times through the semester, while the final exam will be for 2-hours and will run in December (date to be confirmed). The course runs both in Kildalton College and The National Botanic Gardens.
Number of Credits 5 ECTS
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Students who pass the course will accrue 5 ECTS credits and will be eligible to register on the Professional Users of Pesticides register held by The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine as required under Sustainable Use of Pesticides Direc...

Further Enquiries For further details please contact our Part Time student helpdesk

Contact Dr. Cara Daly for more information, and for the confirmed timetable as it varies depending on the location.

Dr. Cara Daly
Lecturer, Plant Science
Tel: 051 302076
Location Campus: Kildalton or Botanic Gardens
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