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Amenity Horticulture

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Kingsway Campus

Content

Amenity - this course is highly practical, but with a theoretical element which is continuously assessed throughout the year. It comprises of 12 credits plus 3 core skills. This course is highly plant orientated with subjects including plant propagation, seed sowing and soft landscaping using trees and shrubs. Suitable for a possible career in garden maintenance or working in a garden centre or nursery.

Landscape - this course is highly practical, but with a theoretical element which is continuously assessed throughout the year. It comprises of 12 credits plus 3 core skills and includes landscape construction subjects such as brickwork, paths and paving, drystone walling and fence construction.

Entry Requirements

NC Introduction to Horticulture at SCQF Level 4; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

Progression Routes

City and Guilds Diploma in Horticulture. Possible self-employment.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Award

at SCQF Level 5

Study Method

Full time
Part time (day)

Course Length

18 months

Department

Horticulture

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals