About the Course
This landscaping course is aimed at those already in employment in the horticulture industry probably in a supervisory role.
Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Successful completion of SVQ Horticulture at SCQF Level 5 or National Certificate or equivalent qualification.
A range of topics will be covered during the course including how to promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security, estimate resource requirements and programme work, manage your own resources, coordinate the planting of crops and plants, carry out management of planted area, identify and name plants using their botanical names. Additional optional units will be on offer.
Modern Apprenticeships for this level can be achieved by completing this course plus a one day Emergency First Aid course (if required) and one other industry specific certificate.