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Parks Gardens and Green Spaces SVQ at SCQF Level 6

Level: SCQF 6

Available at these campuses: Elmwood, Oatridge

About the Course

Students working in a greenhouse

This Parks, Gardens and Green Spaces qualification is designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to become a technician or supervisor within the horticulture sector.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Successful completion of SVQ2 Horticulture or National Certificate or equivalent qualifications.

Course Content

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, identify and name plants using the botanical names and coordinate the control of pests, diseases and disorders. Additional specific units will be on offer at each campus.

Modern Apprenticeships can be achieved by learners completing this level qualification plus a one day Emergency First Aid course (if required) and one other industry specific certificate.