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Horticulture

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Langside Campus

Content

This course is suitable if you already work in horticulture and landscaping and would like to develop your knowledge and skills to a higher level. It is mainly work-based with college attendance to enhance theory, practical techniques and skills.

Units include: how to establish and maintain a range of outdoor plants; basic maintenance of horticultural machinery; how to assess site requirements; how to organise resources and work schedules; how to maintain amenity turf; health and safety legislation.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. You must be employed in a horticultural setting.

Progression Routes

SVQ Parks, Gardens and Green Spaces at SCQF Level 6

Start Date

August

Qualification

SVQ

Award

at SCQF Level 5

Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Floristry and 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