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Horticulture with Landscape Construction

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Oatridge Campus

Content

The course provides sound practical experience in a wide range of landscaping skills together with the knowledge of construction principles and their application.

It is ideal for anyone with some industry experience, wishing to broaden their experience, or for those planning a career change.

A range of topics will be covered during the course including soils, plant husbandry, tree and shrub planting, use of hand tools, lawns and lawn care, plant identification, soft landscaping. Hard landscaping includes; surveying, use of basic equipment, bricklaying, block and stone work, fencing, paving, concreting, and woodworking.

Content includes: Introductory Horticulture; Hard Landscape Theory, Design and Construction; Right Plant: Right Place; Machinery Maintenance and Use.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English.

Progression Routes

HNC Landscape Management or HNC Horticulture

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design

SCQF Level

5

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

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