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UCAS CODE: 2J5K

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Oatridge

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Course Summary**In everyday life we enjoy beautifully landscaped indoor and outdoor areas for both business and leisure; at SRUC Oatridge our Landscaping courses encompass both the hard and soft aspects of this discipline. Highly practical and industry approved a qualification in Landscape Management will allow you to enter one of the largest and fastest growing employment sectors in the UK and beyond. Throughout the course you will develop your landscaping, construction and horticultural experience and will increase your practical, design and plant identification skills. You will gain transferable skills through the study of modules such as Preparing to Start a Business and Information Technology and will develop practical skills and knowledge for the landscape industry through the study of specialist modules in hard landscaping, surveying and design.**Assessment Method**Students will be assessed throughout the course in both practical and theory. Assessments may take the form of assignments, projects, presentations, written and oral questioning and assessment of practical ability on various tasks. A final exam close to the end of the course holistically tests the students on the majority of subjects studied and gives an overall grading.**Modules**You will study a range of subjects including Practical Landscaping, Landscape Surveying, Constructing Hard Landscape Features, Plant Recognition and Use, Soil Management, Horticulture Mechanisation Principles, Planting Design, Design Process & Composition in the Landscape, Preparing to Start a Business, Information Technology, Pesticide Application.**Additional Costs**- Students on the Landscape Management Course at Oatridge Campus SRUC will be required to provide themselves with the following equipment.- PPE including waterproofs, sturdy boots, gloves.- Secateurs and pruning/grafting knife- Drawing equipment including drawing pens, scale rule, set squares.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

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    SRUC Scotland's Rural College, SRUC Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH9 3JG, Scotland

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