SCQF Level 4 Introduction to Horticulture

SCQF Level 4 Introduction to Horticulture

COURSE CONTENT

Core units include:
• Horticulture: prepare an area for landscaping
• Horticulture: create a landscaped site
• Horticulture: landscape aftercare
• Soft landscaping: introduction to plant groups, selection and use
• Gardening skills: an introduction
• Personal development: self and work

Optional units include:
• Personal development: self in society
• Personal development: practical abilities
• Personal development: self-awareness
• Allotment gardening
• Bedding plant production
• Local investigations
• Communication
• Numeracy
• ICT
• Working with others
• Problem solving
• Horticultural therapy

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

• A range of units at Level 1 or above including communication and numeracy
• Successful candidates will be subject to PVG vetting
• Successful performance at interview

NEXT STEP COURSE OPTIONS

Possible progression to NC Horticulture Level 5

JOB OPTIONS

Possible employment with local authorities, nurseries, landscapers, contractors