Landscaping - Level 3


19 Aug 2024


13 Jun 2025

This course allows learners to demonstrate competence in their particular area of work. It covers areas such as: Co-Ordinating the Planting of Crops Or Plants; the Management of Planted Areas; Promoting Health, Safety and Security; Managing Resources; and Identifying and Naming Plants Using Their Botanical Names.Designed in partnership with the Sector Skills Council Lantra, this SVQ gives learners an internationally recognised qualification that guarantees they have the skills, knowledge and abilities to carry out their role successfully.Core Skills for working in the land-based industry may be a timetabled part of this course.Please read the Important Notice at

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SVQ Level 3 Landscaping at SCQF Level 6


Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College , 1 or 2 days per week on placement,


Newtown St Boswells Campus

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Entry requirements

Candidates must have achieved an SVQ Level 2 Landscaping qualification. This course requires candidates to have a good level of landscaping experience due to the necessity to plan and manage activities during the course.

Progression opportunities

Successful students may progress to HNC courses offered at another institution. Career options include becoming a supervisor, a self-employed landscaper, or working for a landscaping contractor.


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