This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Horticulture

Code

5M2586

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

08. Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary > 1. Agriculture > 2. Horticulture

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

14-03-2012

Review Date

Deactivation Date

Status

Active

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

This award was developed through the Common Award System. Any providers who wish to offer this award must have their programme validated by QQI before it can be delivered to learners. The provider should check the award specification for this award (see below) and its associated minor awards for validation requirements.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

5N1433

Work Practice

5

15

5N2527

Plant Identification and Use

5

10

5N2528

Plant Science

5

10

5N2530

Soil Science and Growing Media

5

10

5N2546

Plant Protection

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0690

Communications

5

15

5N1367

Teamworking

5

15

5N1390

Personal Effectiveness

5

15

6N2191

Leadership

6

15

A minimum credit value of 30 from the following component(s)

5N0731

Hand Held Pesticide Application

5

5

5N1418

Start your Own Business

5

15

5N1604

Computer Aided Draughting (2D)

5

15

5N1750

Chemical Fertiliser Application

5

5

5N1794

Safety and Health at Work

5

15

5N1797

Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application

5

5

5N1908

Landscape Construction and Maintenance

5

15

5N2431

Turf Grass Establishment and Maintenance

5

15

5N2547

Plant Propagation

5

15

5N2548

Ornamental Horticulture

5

15

5N2549

Organic Production

5

15

5N2550

Organic Principles and Standards

5

15

5N2551

Garden Design

5

15

5N2552

Fruit and Vegetable Production

5

15

5N2553

Biodiversity and the Natural Environment

5

15

5N2554

Beekeeping

5

15

5N2559

Horticultural Mechanisation

5

15

5N2433

Safe Use of Pesticides

5

5

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.