Horticulture - Level 3 (26 Aug 2024 - 13 Jun 2025)

This course provides a step up from Level 2, giving students the opportunity to study horticulture at a higher level, whilst also gaining supervisory and valuable work experience.

Provider

Borders College, Newtown St Boswells
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This course is available on the Borders College website.

Description

This course provides a step up from Level 2, giving students the opportunity to study horticulture at a higher level, whilst also gaining supervisory and valuable work experience. This broad-ranging course offers students an opportunity to complete the following units in historic gardens, on community projects and on the College's campuses and glasshouse: . Promote, Monitor and Maintain Safety and Security, Identify and Name Plants Using Their Botanical Names, Co-ordinate the Clearance and Preparation of a Site for Planting, Carry Out Management of Planted Areas, Design Landscape Areas and Specify Materials and Components, Co-ordinate the Collection and Storage of Propagation Materials, Co-ordinate the Preparation and Establishment of Propagation Materials, Estimate Resource Requirements and Programme Work, Co-ordinate the Planting of Crops or Plants, Co-ordinate the Control of Pests, Diseases and Disorders, Co-ordinate the Collection of Plants for Sale or Dispatch, Manage Your Own Resources, Work Experience and Core Skills. Please read the Important Notice at www. borderscollege. ac. uk/uni.

Qualifications

SVQ Level 3 Parks, Gardens and Green Space Qualification at SCQF Level 6

Delivery

Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College , 1 day per week on placement. Part-time, award is assessed in the workplace over 2 years,

Location

Newtown St Boswells Campus

Entry requirements

Candidates must have achieved an SVQ Level 2 Horticultural qualification. This course requires candidates to have a good level of horticultural experience due to the necessity to plan and manage activities during the course. Demonstrate an ability to study at SCQF Level 6 and above.

Progression opportunities

Successful students may progress to HNC courses offered at another institution.

About Borders College

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Whether you are a school leaver, returning to learning or striving to improve your skills and knowledge in the workplace, Borders College can help you achieve your goals and realise your potential.

Borders College is located in the Scottish Borders and offers a wide range of courses, from an introductory level through to advanced courses at Higher National level. They include a full range of apprenticeships courses, from modern apprenticeships to foundation apprenticeships. We also provide a large number of industry-based training courses for businesses throughout Scotland.

Courses are available to study full-time or part-time, during the day or in the evenings and at a variety of locations, depending on the needs of our students.

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