Level 6 Component Awards - Part Time
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About this course:
At Kildalton College, we offer a range of modules on a part time basis. These QQI modules are available for those who have already completed a Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture and want to further develop their horticultural knowledge but cannot commit to a full time course.
These modules may also suit those who have been working in the horticultural industry for a minimum of 3 years.
Aim of this course:
These component awards help students build on the horticultural knowledge they already have and develop their management knowledge and skills to further develop their competencies in the horticultural industry.
Modules are offered over a 16 week period from January to May each year. Students will attend between 3 hours or a full day per week depending on the module.
Entry Requirements: Applicants for Level 6 Component Award modules must have a Level 5 Certificate in Horticulture or have a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience and a reference from their employer.
Applicants will also have to complete an interview as part of the application process.
Level 6 Component Award – Module Schedule 2022 - 2023
|Level 6||€||Schedule||Start Date|
|Ecology and the Environment||240||3.5 hours of class and field trips per week||11th January 2023|
|Garden Centre Operations||420||6 hours of class and practicals per week||12th January 2023|
|Landscape Design and Construction||420||6 hours of class and practicals per week||12th January 2023|
|Market Gardening||420||6 hours of class and practicals per week||9th January 2023|
|Nursery Management||420||6 hours of class and practicals per week||9th January 2023|
|Sportsturf Science and Maintenance||420||6 hours of class and practicals per week||12th January 2023|
|Tree and Shrub Management||240||3.5 hours of class and practicals per week||10th January 2023|
|Horticultural Production Mechanisation (Food Production)||420||6 hours of class and practicals per week||12th January 2023|
|Garden and Parks Supervision||420||6 hours of class and practicals per week||9th January 2023|
|Entrepreneurship||240||3.5 hours of class per week||10th January 2023|
For further information on these component awards please contact Kildalton College directly on 051 644400 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org