Horticulture

Do you enjoy being outdoors and have an interest in nature or greening the built environment? Horticulture is not just about gardening! Learn both the practical skills and theory for the design, construction & maintenance of outdoor spaces.

Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 4 Weeks
Level Level 1
Start Date Multiple start dates

Access to Work Programme

This course usually starts in September, October, January, February, April and June. You will develop new skills and gain experience in garden landscaping and garden maintenance. This short course prepares…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Day
Level Level 2 Workbased (NVQs)
Start Date 20-Feb-2020

Chipper/Shredder Training

Learn how to use a chipper/shredder safely and competently. This course covers both the safe use and maintenance of the chipper/shredder and is assessed through a practical examination.

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Study Type Apprenticeships
Venue Shipley College
Duration 18 Months
Level Intermediate
Start Date Start Dates Throughout The Year

Environmental Conservation Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)

This course can help you gain work-based specialist skills and experience in Environmental Conservation. There are many units of study which will develop your practical and professional skills. Topics…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 34 Weeks
Level Level 2
Start Date 13-Sep-2019

Environmental Conservation Work-Based Level 2 Diploma

Gain work-based specialist skills and experience in Environmental Conservation, with units which develop your practical and professional skills. Topics you will study include: monitoring and maintaining…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 10 Weeks
Level Level 1
Start Date 23-Apr-2020

Gardening Basics - City & Guilds Level 1 Practical Horticulture Skills (Short Course)

Get to grips with the basics to ensure your garden looks its best this summer. Ideal for beginners and improvers, this ten-week course gives you guidance on lawn care, planting & maintaining shrub borders…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 10 Weeks
Level Everyone
Start Date 29-Apr-2020

Gardening for Pleasure

This practical gardening course is ideal whether you are new to gardening, wanting a career change or interested in building on your current knowledge. You will develop the basic skills you need to complete…

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Study Type Apprenticeships
Venue Shipley College
Duration 2 Year
Level Level 2
Start Date Start Dates Throughout The Year

Golf Greenkeeper Level 2 Diploma Apprenticeship

You will be responsible for the maintenance, care and overall appearance of a golf course. You will maintain a good quality playing surface as well as undertaking environmental and ecological operations,…

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Study Type Full Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 33 Weeks
Level Level 1 (Full-time)
Start Date 07-Sep-2020

Horticulture Level 1

This is an excellent starting point if you are completely new to Horticulture. You gain a good working knowledge by combining practical projects with some classroom based study. You learn how to prepare…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 12 Weeks
Level Level 1
Start Date 20-Apr-2020

Horticulture Level 1 Certificate

This course starts in September, January and April. Ideal if you wish to develop basic skills to work as a gardener, whether you are looking for a career change or a new interest. Learn about plant identification,…

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Study Type Full Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Year
Level Level 2 (Full-time)
Start Date 07-Sep-2020

Horticulture Level 2

Interested in the environment? This course is a great introduction to the skills and knowledge you need to form a solid base for a lifelong career. It offers something for everyone, you can be creative…

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'My dad and grandad both pursued a career in Horticulture so naturally, I have followed in their footsteps. Shipley College was local for me and is where my family have studied. I really enjoy understanding how to use the different types of machinery on the course. After the course, I would like to progress to the Horticulture Level 3 course, and eventually work abroad.'

Lewis, 16, Horticulture

'I have a passion for gardening and working outdoors. The Horticulture course is a great way to help me achieve this. I chose Shipley College because my friends and family have been here and recommended it. After my course, I am interested in advancing on to the Level 3 course or finding an apprenticeship. One day, I would like to open my own Horticulture business.'

Adam, 17, Horticulture

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