This course is designed to equip trainees with the core skills necessary for a career within the Horticulture industry in production or amenity situations. The Horticultural sector offers diverse employment opportunities including garden centres, plant nurseries, soft fruit and general crop production.
The courses cover a wide range of topics including how to monitor and maintain health, safety and security, establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, agree how to manage and improve own performance in a business environment, establish crops and plants, prepare growing media and assist with the control of pests, diseases and disorders.
Example modules: Retail; Propagation; Crop Maintenance; Production Horticulture.
SVQ Horticulture (Production and Amenity) at SCQF Level 5; or other relevant national qualifications; National 5 English and Maths
at SCQF Level 6
Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design