SVQ Level 3 In Parks, Gardens and Green Space

This course is designed for those employed in the horticulture or landscape Industry at a supervisory level. Students will attend college one day per week to enhance practical techniques and skills and develop management and theoretical knowledge.

Course content

  • Estimate resource requirements and programme work
  • Promote, monitor and maintain health and safety
  • Manage yourself and manage information
  • Identify plants and co-ordinate the control of pests and diseases
  • Monitor and control the growth of plants
  • Co-ordinate the planting of plants and manage planted areas
  • Prepare and construct hard landscaped areas

Entry requirements (minimum)

SVQ level 2 Horticulture. You must be employed in a horticulture or landscape setting.

Selection Process Information 

Progression routes

Students who wish to develop their theoretical knowledge could consider applying for HNC Horticulture (SCQF level 7).

SCQF level


Start date

28 August 2017


1 Year(s), August to June

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

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