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Programme Details
Programme Name
Hard Landscape Construction QQI Level 4, 4N0681
Programme Code
4N0681
Programme Aim
This programme has been designed to enable participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to indentify tools, materials and structural components used in the construction of hard landscape features using soil, concrete, brick, block, stone and timber. On this programme participants will learn how to prepare foundations including digging and laying of hardcore correctly and the preparation of concreted both by hand or machine to specified requirements. On completion participants will be able to con-struct flat features, lay an area with slabs of paving blocks, build a small wall with block, brick or stone and erect post and rail fence, pergola, trellis or area of decking.
Duration
5 Days
Credit Value
10 Credits
Progression
Landscape Construction and Maintenance FETAC Level 5
Specific Entry/Access and Exemptions Requirements
There are no minimum entry requirements. Applicants will have the opportunity to advise of any special learning requirements on application/registration
Certification
Hard Landscaping QQILevel 4
Assessment
100% Skills Demonstration
Programme Content
  • Health and Safety
  • PPE
  • Tools and Materials used
  • Excavating foundations
  • Preparing foundations
  • Choosing your area
  • Raised Beds
  • Prepare dry mix
  • Constructing flat features
  • Laying slabs or patios
  • Erecting features
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