What is special about this course?
This Practical Horticulture award is designed to support flexible and individualised learning and to recognise wider achievement through choice and opportunity. This is a hands-on introductory course, designed for people starting out in horticulture, that introduces subjects such as plant establishment, garden maintenance and plant propagation.
The course incorporates a SVQ in Horticulture SCQF Level 4 (formerly SVQ Level 1).
Working towards 2 National 4s including English or equivalent e.g. may include relevant attainment at National 3.
• Plant and Garden Maintenance
• Developing Skills with Tools and Machinery
• Plant Propagation
• Machinery and Lawn-Care
• Greenhouse Growing
• Soils and Composts
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
How long will my course last?
2 Academic Years
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.
What can I do on completion of my course?
• Further study may include the College Certificate in Amenity Horticulture, SVQ Level 2 Horticulture or similar course.
• With the bulk of the course consisting of hands-on practical horticulture, it leads naturally to a career working in the horticulture industry, eg. Garden Centres, Parks, Local Authority employment etc.
Is there more information available online?
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