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Introduction to Gardening and Horticulture Skills (Level 4)

Ayrshire College

Venues

Kilmarnock Campus

Content

Do you like the idea of working outside? There are lots of different career options in horticulture ie, gardening, soft landscaping, tree surgery or garden centres. These areas create many economic, environmental and social benefits, employing large numbers of people. Our horticulture course will provide you with a great learning experience, largely due to our partnership with the Dean Estate in Kilmarnock. Much of our outdoor learning takes place within the estate, providing a realistic setting, as well as the opportunity for you to work on real projects.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 3. Entry subject to interview. A real interest in working in an outside environment.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 5.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Horticulture

SCQF Level

4

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals