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Greenkeeping NC

Level: SCQF 5

Available at these campuses: Elmwood

About the Course

Green keepingThe course provides students with the recognised skills and knowledge to develop a career in the greenkeeping industry.

The course is a combination of both theoretical and practical subjects using the extensive resources at Elmwood, including an 18 hole golf course set in parkland.

Progression Opportunities: Successful learners may progress onto the SVQ Sports Turf courses, or the HNC Golf Course Management

Duration: 1 academic year

Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of 3 National 4s including English. Applicants with a mature attitude who are seeking a change in career will be assessed individually.

Course Content

A range of topics will be covered during the course including golf course construction, turf grass identification and production, soils and root zones and golf course tournament preparation.