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Programme Details
Programme Name
Plant Propagation QQI Level 3, 3N0569
Programme Code
3N0569
Programme Aim
To provide learners with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to propagate a limited range of plants and vegetables learning a range to cutting techniques for different woods using the correct tools and materials. Learner will be able to complete layering and division and will be capable of sowing a section of seeds correctly
Duration
4 Days
Credit Value
5 Credits
Progression
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
Certification
QQILevel 3 in Plant Propagation
Assessment
80% Skills Demonstration, 20% Portfolio / Collection of Work
Programme Content
  • List the tools, materials and equipment required to produce a range of plants, using common propagation techniques
  • Explain the effect of temperature, water and fertility on the life cycle of a plant
  • Select suitable examples of a range of cuttings including softwoods, hardwood, semi-hardwood, herbaceous, nodal, intermodal, heeled, mallet, leaf and root
  • Insert cuttings in a rooting medium using appropriate techniques and materials
  • Demonstrate the correct technique of layering and division
  • Sow a selection of seeds using appropriate techniques and materials, indoors or outdoors,
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