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Greenkeeping

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Elmwood Campus

Content

The course provides students with the recognised skills and knowledge to develop a career in the greenkeeping industry.

The course is a combination of both theoretical and practical subjects using the extensive resources at Elmwood, including an 18 hole golf course set in parkland.

A range of topics will be covered during the course including golf course construction, turf grass identification and production, soils and root zones and golf course tournament preparation.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English.

Progression Routes

Relevant SVQ or HNC Golf Course Management

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Greenkeeping and Golf Management

SCQF Level

5

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals