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
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 Sportsturf Science and Maintenance Level 6 Component Award – QQI 6N3623)
For those already employed in the sportsturf management, in particular golf courses, sports fields/ pitches, equestrian or any other facility using natural turf. The course will equip students with the knowledge to manage all the factors that influence the development, quality and maintenance of sportsturf in Ireland.
Subjects Taught

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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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