Plant Identification, Care and Maintenance 4N1186 Training Course

Course Title:

Plant Identification, Care and Maintenance 4N1186

Description:
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to identify and care for a range of common plants.
Duration:
3 Day(s)
Maximum number of people:
10
Price:
€250

Candidate Criteria

Learners will require a good command of the English language and a good level of numeracy and literacy.

Course Content

Identify a range of common plants from each of the following
categories: trees, shrubs, bedding, vegetable, fruiting, indoor,
herbaceous, weeds
State the main uses of a range of trees, shrubs and bedding plants.
Plant a range of common plants including trees, shrubs, bedding
plants, vegetables and fruit.
State the optimal growing conditions for a range of common trees, shrubs, bedding, vegetable and fruiting plants.
Water plants by a variety of methods, in a range of conditions
and times of year.
Implement weed control by a variety of methods from the
following:
- crop rotation
- cultivation
- hand weeding
- hoeing
- mulching
- flaming
- chemical
Demonstrate the procedures for protecting plants from damage
by frost and wind.
Demonstrate the procedures for protecting plants from damage
by pests and diseases.
Operate within appropriate safety procedures to create and maintain a safe working environment including safety standards
regarding lifting, carrying and handling plants, tools and
equipment.

Assessments:Skills Demonstration (5x 10%) 50% Learner Record 30% Examination 20%

Course Notes

Successful applicants will receive a QQI level 4 certificate in Plant Identification, Care and maintenance .

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