Planit


Landscaping

Borders College

Venues

Newtown St Boswells Campus

Content

This course allows learners to demonstrate competence in their particular area of work. It covers areas such as co-ordinating the planting of crops or plants, the management of planted areas, promoting health, safety and security, managing resources, and identifying and naming plants using their botanical names.

Designed in partnership with the Sector Skills Council Lantra, this SVQ gives learners an internationally recognised qualification that guarantees they have the skills, knowledge and abilities to carry out their role successfully.

Entry Requirements

SVQ Landscaping at SCQF Level 5. This course requires candidates to have a good level of landscaping experience due to the necessity to plan and manage activities during the course.

Progression Routes

Successful students may progress to HNC courses offered externally. Career options include becoming a self employed Landscape Gardener, Garden Centre/Nursery employee, Local Authority Parks department employee.

Start Date

August

Qualification

SVQ

Award

at SCQF Level 6

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Land and Animal Management

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals