SVQ Level 3 Amenity Horticulture

Course Content

This course covers: health & safety; planning and estimating; plant establishment and maintenance; lawn care; machinery; plant protection; plant identification; supervision and management. Pa1 and Pa6 spraying certificates. (This may incur additional cost if not part of the college Modern Apprenticeship Programme).

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be working full-time in horticulture and have achieved SVQ Level 2 or equivalent. The course would also be ideal for applicants with a lot of practical experience who may not have any formal qualifications. Applicants must be able to work at SCQF level 6 or above.

Method of Assessment

The theory element of the course is delivered mainly at college. A mixture of workplace assessment and day release classes covers the practical element.

Future Prospects

A Modern Apprenticeship (MA) is the standard expected of a time-served horticulturist, although SVQ Level 4 or HNC/D may offer further progression.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    30 Aug 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    34 Weeks

  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.

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