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Programme Details
Programme Name
Outdoor Vegetable Crop Production QQI Level 3, 3N0890
Programme Code
Programme Aim
This programme has been designed to help enable participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and explain ph levels in the soil, learn techniques for thinning, transplanting and weeding, to prepare the ground and plant vegetables and maintain maintenance of crops and harvest them when required
5 Days
Credit Value
10 Credits
General Learning 3M0874
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
QQILevel 3 in Outdoor Vegetable Crop Production
80% Skills Demonstration, 20% Portfolio / Collection of Work
Programme Content
  • Explain pH levels in the soil and carry out soil test
  • Describe a range of preventative methods for controlling vegetable diseases and pests organically or with chemicals
  • Prepare the ground for growing vegetables including clearing the ground organically or with chemicals
  • Sow a vegetable crop from seeds or transplant a crop to outdoors
  • Maintain the vegetable crop including thinning, transplanting, watering, feeding, weed-control, mulching, disease and pest control
  • Harvest the crop at the correct stage of maturity
  • Apply appropriate health, safety and personal hygiene procedures when producing a crop of vegetables
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