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Programme Details
Programme Name
Landscape Construction and Maintenance QQI Level 5, 5N1908
Programme Code
5N1908
Programme Aim
This programme has been designed to help enable participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out appropriate landscape pre - building tasks, construct hard landscape features and structures, prepare and sow the ground with a variety of landscaping plants and be capable of maintaining soft landscaping features to a high standard
Duration
6 Days
Credit Value
15 Credits
Progression
Horticulture 5M2586
Specific Entry/Access and Exemptions Requirements
Participants applying for this award should hold a level 4 and/or have relevant life and work experience. Applicants will have the opportunity to advise of any special learning requirements on application/registration
Certification
QQILevel 5 in Landscape Construction and Maintenance
Assessment
40% Project, 60% Skills Demonstration
Programme Content
  • Demonstrate pre - building skills including, levels, falls, setting up profiles and sight rails.
  • Plot and draw a surveyed area to scale and calculate area and vol-ume
  • Construct a small wall from brick or stone, steps, water feature, timber, drain, gully or rockery and estimate costs for the feature
  • Prepare ground for planting and plant a range of herbaceous, per-ennials, bulbs, corms, tubers annuals, roses and alpines
  • Lawn and grass area, laying and maintenance
  • Controlling weeds, pruning, trimming identification of pests and diseases, control and general maintenance
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