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Qualification: Tree nursery/cutting nursery worker (no legal status)

Tree nursery/cutting nursery worker (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • autonomously plan and organise their own work in the working environment in accordance with work quality standards in the tree nursery or cutting nursery sector,
  • make responsible and economical use of machinery, equipment, materials, energy and time,
  • ensure their own safety and the safety of other participants in the work process and protect the environment and the property of the company,
  • work responsibly, enterprisingly and ethically,
  • communicate effectively with various stakeholders while observing the principles of successful communication,
  • use modern information and communication technology and software for the needs of a tree nursery or cutting nursery activity,
  • prepare stock nurseries according to a plan,
  • propagate plants by sowing, with cuttings and grafts, and force grafts,
  • prepare space for growing seedlings,
  • cultivate and care of seedlings in containers, a tree nursery or a cutting nursery,
  • provide protection for seedlings and grafts,
  • prepare seedlings and grafts for sale and sell them.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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  • at least elementary education and
  • a driving licence (category F)
  • a certificate of knowledge of phytomedicine for providers of plant protection measures

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio,  which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains  authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge,  skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:  

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,  
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the  knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,  
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because  the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences  defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify  the occupational standard in full.

METHODS OF VERIFICATION OF VOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • practical test and oral presentation

 

NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • at least elementary education and
  • a driving licence (category F)
  • a certificate of knowledge of phytomedicine for providers of plant protection measures
Ways to acquire: 

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.