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Programme Details
Programme Name
Operating Horticulture Equipment QQI Level 3, 3N0889
Programme Code
Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to equip learners with the knowledge, skill and competency to achieve a QQI Level 3 in Operating Horticulture Equipment 3N0889 . On completion og this programme learners will be capable of Identify and list the tools, material and equipment required to perform basic ground maintenance while being able to accurately describe how soil and weather conditions can have an affect on the use of different horticulture equipment and tools, learners will be use a range hand and power tools and equipment to carry out a range of horticultural tasks to include digging, forking, raking, hoeing, sweeping, cutting and trimming hedges and grass, and rotavation of soil.
3 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.
QQI Level 3 in Operating Horticulture Equipment
80% Skills Demonstration, 20% Collection of Work
Programme Content
  • Tools, Material and Equipment required to perform ground maintenance, cutting, trimming hedges, grass and soil rotovation
  • Soil and Weather conditions
  • Maintenance and storage of hand tools, engine powered, battery operated and electric tools
  • digging, forking, raking, hoeing, 2 sweeping, cutting and trimming hedges and grass, and rotovation of soil
  • Pre start and shut down
  • Clearing overgrown area
  • Health and safety
  • Communications, team working and quality awareness
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