Modern Apprenticeship in Horticulture at Level 2
The Modern Apprenticeship in Horticulture has six pathways. Each one has a separate SVQ:
- Production horticulture
- Sports turf greenkeeper
- Sports turf groundsman
- Parks, gardens and green space.
There are currently an estimated 1,540 Horticultural businesses in Scotland employing approximately 7,6501. With 10.8% of employees the horticulture industry it is the second biggest employer in the land-based industries in Scotland, playing an important role within the Food and Drink sector which includes horticulture (specifically Production Horticulture) supporting the Scottish economy and being worth £4.8 billion in 2009.