Horticulture Level 2 & Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship



Typical duties at work will include:

  • Establishing and maintaining plant growth
  • Nursery work
  • Maintenance of decorative grass areas and paths
  • Tree planting and woodland maintenance
  • Maintenance of machinery

Description:

You will spend two week blocks, four times a year, during your training at SRUC Elmwood College, Cupar. Subjects studied will include propagating plants, maintaining decorative areas and machinery maintenance.

During the programme candidates will be employed in a supervising capacity in gardening.

Duration:

The course takes two years for the Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship and an additional two years for the Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship.

Delivery:

  • Block release to Elmwood College
  • Workplace assessments
  • Compilation of Portfolio of Evidence
  • Completion of various short courses

Qualifications you will acquire:

  • SVQ Level 2 MA Horticulture
  • SVQ Level 3 MA Parks and Open Spaces

Personal qualities, skills and qualifications:

  • Ideally applicants will have studied to National 5 or Standard Grade level in subjects such as Maths, English and Science, although these are not essential
  • A mature outlook and willingness to work as a team are essential
  • Candidates must be physically able for the tasks involved in the job and be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers
 
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