Throughout the course you will develop an understanding of the commercial production of fruit, vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants. You will gain the knowledge to address the design, establishment and maintenance of our parks and gardens, open spaces and managed landscapes.
You will develop a broad horticultural base of knowledge in order to equip you with the ability to work in any area of this diverse and dynamic industry. You will establish capabilities in horticultural science, experimentation in plant physiology and advances in horticultural technology. You will develop the skills to evaluate production methods and management requirements during visits to growers and landscapes.
Example modules: Vegetable and Fruit Production; Global Horticulture; Horticultural Plant Physiology; Landscape Horticulture; Multipurpose Woodland Management.
4 Highers at BBCC including a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5.
3 - 4 years
Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design