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Planting and Potting by Hand (QQI Level 3)

  • Thursday 23rd July 2015 Thursday 15th October 2015
  • 13 10am - 1pm each week
  • 50.00 Euro
  • TutorDee Sewel

13 week course, offerred in conjunction with Kilkenny Carlow Education Training Board

This course offers a QQI Level 3 qualification.

  • Skill LevelBeginner
  • Materials RequiredGloves, Pen, Notebook, Sturdy Boots.

About the course

Learning Outcomes of Level 3 Planting and Potting by Hand    

Having completed this course, learners will be able to:

1 List the tools, materials and equipment required to plant and pot a range of plants and bulbs.

2 Describe the steps involved in potting and planting.

3 Outline the purpose and benefits of repotting.

4 Pot plants by repotting in a rigid pot or potting a pot rooted liner in a polybag.

5 Plant a variety of plants outdoors to include bulbs, bedding plants, a tree and a hedge using appropriate techniques and materials.

6 Apply appropriate health, safety and personal hygiene procedures when potting and planting.

7 Demonstrate the application of communications, team working and quality awareness in a horticultural environment.