Our Horticulture courses have a practical focus, with most work taking place at the Biblical Garden beside the iconic Elgin Cathedral. If you are passionate about finding out the science behind different plants, flowers, and greenery and enjoy working outdoors - find your future here!  

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You will study in a first-class learning environment full time or part time on a flexible basis from only one day per week

We also offer a range of Apprenticeships and SVQs which combine work with study, so you can earn while you learn.

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Moray is a largely rural community, and the land is a place of work for people right across Scotland. The landscaping industry is worth £3 billion per year. There is a range of employment opportunities including:

  • Charity & voluntary
  • Horticultural specialists
  • Countryside, parks & open spaces
  • Garden centres & nurseries
  • Greenkeeping & turf care
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Growing
  • Landscaping
  • Local authorities
  • Manufacturing & supplies
  • Management & marketing
  • Purchasing & sales
  • Training & education

Meet The Team

Nick Chambers content Horticulture lecturer

Nick Chambers

Horticulture Lecturer

Stuart James content Stuart James, Horticulture Learning Assistant

Stuart James

Horticulture Learning Assistant

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Tim Aspden

Horticulture Lecturer

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