This course is aimed at applicants who wish to develop skills in hard and soft landscaping: including plant propagation, garden design, weed and pest control, health and safety and hard landscape construction.
The course is practical with some academic study to build a basic understanding of techniques and theory behind the subject. Essential Skills units are included to aid in employability.
Introduction to Agriculture and Estate Skills. Applicants with other relevant experience and a genuine interest in the industry will be considered. Reading, writing and numeracy skills essential along with qualifications that show that can work at SCQF Level 5.
Progression to employment, Modern Apprenticeships or to HNC Horticulture through Argyll College (studied remotely at D&A College).
at SCQF Level 5
Animals, Land and Environment