What is special about this course?
The course has been designed to reflect the different types of candidates attracted to the award. The mandatory units covered provides the underpinning knowledge and skills which will assist in a career in horticulture
There are no specific entry requirements required although a keen interest in horticulture would be an advantage.
The course will include the following areas of horticulture:
- soils and growing media
- plant identification
- plant husbandry – common disorders
- basic botany
- planting and maintenance
- horticultural machinery – operation and maintenance
- plant nutrition
- plant production from seed
- garden design
- home and allotment gardening
- drystone dykes – building and repairing
- soft landscaping – general plantings
- vegetative propagation
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
How long will my course last?
1 Academic Years
This course is a full-time course which consists of 16 credits.
Where can I study my course?
- Argyll College UHI
- Local Centres
Please contact your local centre for more details on the course start date.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Progression - SVQ Horticulture or HNC Horticulture
Is there more information available online?
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