• January
  • Part-Time Evening
  • 12 weeks or more
  • Horticulture
  • SCQF Level 3
  • Professional accredited qualification


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Intro to the course:

This course will engage people's imagination on how and where they can grow sustainable edible crops. You will learn about soils, light and areas to grow your own fresh food like potatoes or carrots.

Professional accredited qualification

Study mode
Multiple Available

Start date

Who is the course for?

This course is open to all over 16 year olds.

What will I study?

Introduction to soils

Introductions to crops


Next step course options

NC Horticulture

HNC in Horticulture

How will I be assessed?


Why should I choose this course?

Build the skills to grow your own food – vegetables, herbs, edible flowers and fruit trees.

Where can this course lead?


What are the entry requirements?

An interest in learning how to grow fresh produce.

What are the interview arrangements?


Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for evening:

This course is eligible for:
- Fee waver allowed

Find out more about Individual Training Accounts (ITA): https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Find out more about Part-Time Fee Grants (PFGs): https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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