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Qualification: Gardener (no legal status)

Gardener (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Certificate holders will be able to: 

  • plan and organise their own work,
  • independently perform technological procedures of ornamental plant and vegetable production based on a horticultural production plan,
  • produce, tend and protect ornamental plants and vegetables, taking account of growth factors and environmental protection principles,
  • produce seedlings and grafts for sale in accordance with the required standards,
  • design, arrange and maintain green areas,
  • perform work with horticultural machinery, devices and tools, observing the regulations on safety at work,
  • make simple calculations and sell horticultural crops, products and services,
  • cooperate in a group and communicate with co-workers,
  • use information and communication technology to search, process and evaluate data in their work,
  • act responsibly at the work place to ensure their own safety and health at work and to protect the environment,

Elective: 

  • propagation and production of ornamental herbaceous and woody plants,
  • arrangement of green areas and installing constructed elements under a plan,
  • production of specific types of vegetables outdoors and in protected premises,
  • propagation of trees and grapevines and cultivation of tree and grapevine seedlings,
  • construction, planting and tending of simple constructed elements,
  • maintenance of recreational and sports green areas.

Certificate holders supplement their key vocational knowledge and abilities with key general knowledge in line with national standards.

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Students must successfully (i.e. with passing grades) complete general education subjects, compulsory and two elective vocational modules, and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities, practical on-the-job training and pass a school-leaving examination.

The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a product/service and an oral presentation.

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Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.

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  • Elementary school education or
  • lower vocational education

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Students' vocational abilities and skills, and the fulfilment of conditions to obtain credits in accordance with the relevant education programme are established through verification and assessment. Assessment of students also takes into account non-formally acquired knowledge, which must be adequately demonstrated. Students are assessed using grades from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate).

 

NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Elementary school education or
  • lower vocational education
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Students must successfully (i.e. with passing grades) complete general education subjects, compulsory and two elective vocational modules, and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities, practical on-the-job training and pass a school-leaving examination.

The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a product/service and an oral presentation.