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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 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
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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
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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 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 Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 29 Weeks
Level Level 2
Start Date 16-Sep-2019

Horticulture Level 2 Diploma

A great starting point to improve your career options, whether you are looking for a new career, already working in the garden industry or want to develop your interest further. You learn how to maintain…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 10 Weeks
Level Level 3
Start Date 22-Apr-2020
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Horticulture Level 3 (Short Course)

This short course introduces you to the Level 3 Horticulture programme, giving you an opportunity to gain skills and even open up the possibility of a new career direction. The units covered include tree…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 33 Weeks
Level Level 3
Start Date 18-Sep-2019

Horticulture Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (60 Credit)

This course can help you if you are thinking of a career change or wanting to increase your horticultural skills to gain a recognised qualification. You will develop skills in decorative horticulture,…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 2 Days
Level Level 2 Workbased (NVQs)
Start Date 18-Feb-2020

Pesticide Spraying

This course usually starts in October and February. If your job involves the use of chemical pesticides, regulations will affect your working practices. We are running a series of courses covering all…

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