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Landscaping

Borders College

Venues

Newtown St Boswells Campus

Content

This course is designed for people looking for a career in landscaping. As well as giving continuing students the opportunity to further develop landscaping skills and knowledge, students undertake work experience, developing valuable links with industry. Some of the topics covered are fencing, drystone dyking, paving and water features.

Entry Requirements

Demonstrate an ability to study at SCQF Level 4

Progression Routes

Successful students may progress to HNC courses offered externally. Career options include becoming a self employed Landscape Gardener, Garden Centre/Nursery employee, Local Authority Parks department employee.

Start Date

August

Qualification

SVQ

Award

at SCQF Level 5

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Land and Animal Management

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