HNC Horticulture

Learn practical skills and develop your knowledge of the fundamentals of horticulture.


Scottish Rural College (SRUC), Scotland
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This course is available on the Scottish Rural College (SRUC) website.


This course will teach you the fundamentals of horticulture, and give you an awareness of the different sectors of the industry. It will look at nursery production, maintenance of gardens and greenspace and plant retailing, among other subjects.

There's plenty of opportunities to develop practical skills as well as your knowledge of plants and their cultivation. 

Your knowledge of plant identification, propagation, growing on and garden maintenance will be backed by sound business knowledge.

Virtual Experience

Take a look around the SRUC Virtual Experience for lots of great student videos and examples of what it’s like to study our courses, along with campus and facility tours.

SRUC holds open days regularly. Visit our listings page for details of our up-coming events.

About Scottish Rural College (SRUC)

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Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) was established in 2012 through the merger of the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) with Barony, Elmwood and Oatridge Colleges. Through these institutions, we can trace our lineage back over 100 years.

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