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Amenity Horticulture at SCQF Level 6

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Kingsway Campus

Content

This course covers: health and safety; planning and estimating; plant establishment and maintenance; lawn care; machinery; plant protection; plant identification; supervision and management. Pa1 and Pa6 spraying certificates. (This may incur additional cost if not part of the college Modern Apprenticeship Programme).

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally be working full-time in horticulture and have achieved SVQ at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent. The course would also be ideal for applicants with a lot of practical experience who may not have any formal qualifications. Applicants must be able to work at SCQF level 6 or above.

Progression Routes

A Modern Apprenticeship (MA) is the standard expected of a time-served horticulturist, although SVQ Level 4 or HNC/D may offer further progression.

Start Date

August

Qualification

SVQ

Award

at SCQF Level 6

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

35 weeks

Department

Agriculture, Estates and Horticulture

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