Introduction to Horticulture gives the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge of practical skills in gardening and hard landscaping in a real setting. Perth and Kinross has a large number of gardens and estates that can provide work for those interested in a career in this area.
You will carry out a wide range of hard landscaping and gardening tasks such as:
Laying slabs; Fence construction; Walling; Preparing ground for planting; Pruning; Fruit and vegetable production; Border maintenance.
You will also learn about lawn care, plant health and gain knowledge in the identification of plants.
You will also improve your numeracy, communication and IT skills. Work experience with a horticultural company or enterprise is also part of the course.
No formal entry requirements. Study up to SCQF Level 3 is preferred. Interview.
Further study or employment within horticultural company.
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