This National Progression Award is an excellent introduction to the horticulture sector, showcasing the variety of activities, skills, and careers in the vibrant and topical industry.

Who the course is for:
This introductory course is for students in S4, S5 and S6 who are interested in learning how plants are produced, grown, and used - from the production of new plants to establishing and maintaining them, and on to designing and creating plant displays. 

This course is runs from September to April with an expected 3 hours per week of study to complete course activities.An additional 1 hour per week of live tutor support via an online platform is available.

This course is delivered by distance learning via an online platform with self-directed activities and online tutorial support. There will be some additional immersive practical activities at our Elmwood campus.  

Students completing this course are awarded an SQA accredited National Progression Award (NPA) Rural Skills: Horticulture at SCQF Level 5.


How to apply:
This course includes immersive practical days at our Elmwood campus and is only available to those who can attend these compulsory days. Click here to apply now.

Interested in this course but can't attend the practical days in Elmwood? Click here to let us know and we'll be in touch if a course becomes available in our area.



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