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.
3 subjects at National 4 including English.
HNC Landscape Management or HNC Horticulture
Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design