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Course Content

A very hands-on, basic programme of study covering: plant propagation, tree and shrub planting, hard landscaping, plant maintenance, grounds maintenance and horticultural machinery. 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however applicants will be invited to an interview where they must demonstrate a real passion for plants and have a desire to develop and create landscape features. Applicants must be willing to work outdoors in all weathers and work as part of a team on practical, physically demanding tasks.

Method of Assessment

Learners will be assessed carrying out practical tasks along with a theoretical element, which is assessed throughout the course. There is no final exam.

Future Prospects

On successful completion of this course learners may consider the NC Introduction to Horticulture course at level 4 (based at Kingsway Campus) or Introduction to Estate Skills (based at Arbroath Campus).

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    01 Mar 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    13 Weeks

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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