Horticulture - Sports Turf Science & Maintenance

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Sports Turf Science & Maintenance
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College, Ashtown Food Research Centre
Course Code 6N3622
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 6N3622 - Sports turf science and Maintenance
Duration 16 weeks.
Runs every Monday 9:00 to 4:30 and Tuesday 9:00 to 12:30 from November 1st 2021 to March 11th 2022.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Running From November 1st 2021 to March 11th 2022 Botanic Gardens

Early January in Kildalton.
Application Date Apply online via link below.
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Entry Requirements Please note to apply for these courses Applicants must have 3 years’ experience in a relevant area of horticulture or must hold a Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture and must provide a letter of recommendation from their current employer.
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.

For those already employed in the sportsturf management, in particular golf cours...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Content
On completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Appraise the physical and chemical characteristics of soil
• Evaluate soil hydrology
• Understand the growth and development of grass
• Assess meteorological effect...

Careers or Further Progression Progression
This is award is a component part of the Advanced Certificate in Horticulture programme offered at the College of Amenity Horticulture, Glasnevin and Teagasc Kildalton College, Co. Kilkenny. On completion of this module, students can take other part-time modules that are complimentary to this Sportsturf Science and maintenance module.
Further Enquiries For further details contact:
• 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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