Ecology & the Environment

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Ecology & the Environment
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code 6N3645
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 6N3645 - Ecology & the Environment
Duration 16 weeks
Application Date Application for this course is through our website at link below
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Entry Requirements Applicants must have at least Level 5 in Horticulture or 3 years experience in the relevant area of horticulture and provide a letter of recommendation from a current employer.
Comment *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 Ecology & the Environment (Level 6 Component Award – QQI 6N3624)
This course is designed for those currently employed in any area of horticulture who would like to deepen their scientific and applied knowledge in the area of ecology & environment. The student will learn how to assist in the management of the natural environment.
Subjects Taught

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On completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Review policy framework for environmental and biodiversity protection in Ireland
• Appraise the role of statutory and voluntary organisations in environmental protection

Careers or Further 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 courses in the areas of Landscaping, Nursery Stock Production, Sportsturf and Market Gardening.
Further Enquiries Location and further details:
• Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture,
National Botanic Gardens,
Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Tel: 01 8040201

• Teagasc College of Horticulture,
Kildalton, Piltown, Co Kilkenny
Tel: 051 644400
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