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Programme Details
Programme Name
Planting and Potting by Hand QQI Level 3, 3N0891
Programme Code
Programme Aim
This award enables learners to plant a variety of plants in pots and outdoors using a range of container growing techniques under supervision. Learners will also benefit from the team work and quality awareness in a horticultural environ-ment learning also the value of communication whilst in a group. Learners will go through the step by step procedure involved in Potting on plants and the specific technique involved, individuals will also be aware of the tools and equip-ment necessary to plant and pot a range of plants and bulbs.
4 Days
Credit Value
5 Credits
Major Award in General Learning 3M0874
Specific Entry/Access and Exemptions Requirements
Access to programmes leading to level 3 is open. A learner seeking entry to a programme leading to awards at level 3 does not need a previous formal qualification. Some leaners may have achieved certification at Level 2.
Planting and Potting QQILevel 3
40% Skills Demonstration, 60% Collection of Work
Programme Content
  • Demonstrate the application of team work, communication and quality awareness in a horticultural environ-ment.
  • Apply appropriate health and safety measures when potting and planting.
  • Plant a variety of plants outdoors to include bulbs, bedding , plants, a tree and a hedge using appropriate tech-niques and materials.
  • Pot plants by repotting in a rigid pot or potting a pot rooted liner in a polybag.
  • Outline the benefits and purpose of potting and planting.
  • List the tools and materials required to plant and pot a range of plants and bulbs.
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