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Landscape Design and Construction (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Langside Campus

Content

This NQ Landscape Design and Construction course provides instruction in the skills and knowledge required for a career in landscaping. It covers a range of subjects including hard and soft landscaping plus planning and design. It is intended to prepare you for self-employment or employment in the landscaping industry and for progression to higher education. The course is delivered in purpose-built classrooms, workshops and glasshouses, providing an exceptional learning environment to study landscape design and construction.

Course delivery is through both practical and theoretical study and you should be prepared for a degree of classroom study.

Units include: Design and planning; Plant identification; Soft landscaping; Protected crop production; Hard landscaping; Brickwork; Fence construction; CAD; Drainage; Surveying; Lawn care.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including Maths and English, or NQ Introduction to Horticulture (Level 4) or NQ Introduction to Landscape Design and Greenkeeping, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. A reasonable level of fitness is also desirable.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND

Start Date

August

Qualification

NQ

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Horticulture and Landscape

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Forestry

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Horticulture and Landscaping

Work with Animals