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, From Nov 2021 to May 2022
Part-time - Thursday 9am - 12.30pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencing Nov 2021
Application Date Application for this course is through our website at link below
Applications are due to open on the website in late April/early May 2021. Please note all component award courses are subject to numbers.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
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.
Course Fee €220
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

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The Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin and Kildalton College, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny are offering a QQI Level 6 component award in Ecology and the Environment. This module will equip t...

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
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here