Horticulture - Plant Identification & Use

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Plant Identification & Use
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code 5N2527
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 5N2527 - Plant Identification and Use
Duration 28 weeks, From Sept 2021 to May 2022
Part-time - Thursday 11.30am - 2.30pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencing Sept 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.
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Course Fee €140
Course Content

Expand+Students who do not wish to pursue a full-time horticultural programme with Teagasc can opt to complete a single module or a number of modules on a part-time basis.

Students will acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to identify a wide rang...

Subjects Taught Module Content
On completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Explain the binomial plant nomenclature system
• Explain technical plant terminology
• Identify a range of common plants at different stages
• Select suitable plants for different planting situations
• Plant a range of plants using safe working practices
Careers or Further Progression By taking other Level 5 modules, students may be able to build towards a full award of QQI Certificate in Horticulture.
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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