Horticulture (SVQ) (1065)

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2014
An SVQ2 in Production Horticulture at SCQF Level 5 can boost your horticulture career, whether you're just starting out or already experienced. This qualification will suit anyone from a park keeper to someone working in plant production.

You prove your on-the-job skills at work, in a flexible way that suits you and your job role.
An SVQ2 in Production Horticulture at SCQF Level 5 is for anybody working in the horticulture industry.

You don't need any previous qualifications, but you do need a current job or work placement where you can demonstrate your skills.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

During your SVQ2 in Production Horticulture at SCQF Level 5 you'll produce a portfolio of evidence for assessment. This portfolio can include things like direct observation, witness testimony, job sheets, work-based products, written questions and professional discussions.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The SVQ2 in Production Horticulture at SCQF Level 5 can help you find a job as:


  • Agricultural/Horticultural technician
  • Horticultural garden centre worker/Manager
  • Vegetable production worker/manager
  • Fruit production worker/manager
  • Ornamental plant nursery worker/manager

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

All learners must be employed in the horticulture industry as this is a work-based qualification. You must make sure they can access all the resources they need to complete the qualification.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

SCQF 5

You have some knowledge and basic skills in the horticulture industry. You want to increase your skills and gain a formal qualification so that you can take on more responsibility at work or move on to further study.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The SVQ2 in Production Horticulture at SCQF Level 5 can help you find a job as:

• Agricultural/Horticultural technician
• Horticultural garden centre worker/Manager
• Vegetable production worker/Manager
• Fruit production worker/Manager
• Ornamental plant nursery worker/Manager

SVQ 2 in Production Horticulture at SCQF Level 5 (1065-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2018

SVQ 2 in Production Horticulture at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: GJ3L22 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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