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Production Horticulture SVQ at SCQF Level 5

Level: SCQF 5

Available at these campuses: Elmwood

About the Course

Students working in a greenhouse

This course is designed to equip trainees with the basic skills in the production horticulture industry.



Entry Requirements

Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Satisfactory standard of literacy and numeracy is required.

Course Content

A range of topics will be covered during the course including how to monitor and maintain health, safety and security, establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, agree how to manage and improve your own performance in the business environment, establish crops or plants, prepare growing media, prepare and use equipment and machines. Additional optional units will be on offer.
A Modern Apprenticeship for this level can now be achieved by completing this course plus a one day Emergency First Aid course and one other industry specific certificate.