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Horticulture (Level 5)

South Lanarkshire College

Content

We have recently re-developed our horticulture facilities including:
A horticulture teaching lab with indoor growing facilities and IT resources for learning, teaching and research. A purpose-built outdoor horticulture teaching facility with allotments, polytunnel, potting shed and an outdoor classroom. A well-equipped science lab. Access to the most up to date equipment and machinery.

Core units include:
Plant science, Production horticulture, Advanced plant identification, Landscape management, Planting design, Soft landscaping skills, Skills for employment

Entry Requirements

NC Introduction to Horticulture (Level 4) or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Entry is based on successful performance at interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

HNC Horticulture

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

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