Introduction to Horticulture with Gardening Skills (Level 4)

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


If you want to gain skills in horticulture or gardening, this NQ Introduction to Horticulture course is for you. As part of the programme you will gain a National Progression Award and an SVQ Level 1 certificate in Horticulture. When you study horticulture at Glasgow Clyde College you will learn in purpose-built classrooms, workshops and glasshouses, providing you with an exceptional learning environment for progression to a career in horticulture and gardening.

Units include: An Introduction to Gardening Skills; An Introduction to Tools and Machinery; An Introduction to Turf Maintenance; Prepare, Create and Maintain a Landscape Area; Hard and Soft Landscaping; Plant Identification; Plant Health and Propagation.

Entry Requirements

Relevant qualifications at SCQF Level 3.

Progression Routes

City and Guilds Diploma in Horticulture or other relevant qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Horticulture and Landscape

SCQF Level