Irish Wild Flower Identification - Online

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Irish Wild Flower Identification - Online
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 94246 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Application Date Application Closing Date: 29th March 2019
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Duration 1 year online.
Course Fee €250
Comment That walk in the country will never be the same again!
Did you know:-
• we have a number of species of insect eating plants living wild in Ireland
• Ireland is unique in having arctic and mediterranean plants living side by side
• aspirin got its name from Spiraea, an old name for the plant meadow sweet
• many of our common plants are not native but introduced for medicinal and culinary purposes
• many of our native plants are poisonous.
Course Content

Expand+This module is designed to provide training in the basic techniques for identification of common Irish wild flowering plants. Course participants are required to build a portfolio of at least 100 plant species by collecting and preserving specimens i...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Irish Wild Flower Identification 10 credits
Number of Credits 10
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
This certificate will provide opportunities for many people to extend their academic credentials and employment prospects. This course will be useful to amateurs interested in nature and field studies, gardeners, botanists, ecologists, school teachers, retirees, and persons interested in biodiversity, environmental protection, environmental awareness, environmental impact assessment, high nature value farming, and environmental management.
Further Enquiries Online and Part-time Admissions
Tel: 071 9318511
Course Coordinator: Dr. Dolores Byrne
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