Part Time

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.

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

Access to Horticulture Work Programme

You will develop new skills and gain experience in garden landscaping and garden maintenance. This short course prepares you for work by providing work experience with the College’s Social Enterprise…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 2 Days
Level Level 2 Workbased (NVQs)
Start Date 22-Feb-2022

City & Guilds Safe Use of Pesticides NPTC Level 2 Award

If your job involves the use of chemical pesticides, regulations will affect your working practices. We are running a series of courses covering all the relevant legislation and codes of practice that…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 10 Weeks
Level Everyone
Start Date Multiple start dates

Garden Design Level 1

This 10-week foundation course provides a good introduction to the basic principles of garden design. This course is ideal if you want to design your own garden space or are interested in a career change.…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 22 Days
Level Level 2
Start Date 06-Jan-2023

Garden Design Level 2 Certificate

The Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Certificate in Garden Design has been designed to enable learners to develop the underpinning plant knowledge and drawing skills required to enter the garden design industry. It…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration Various
Level Beginners
Start Date 12-Sep-2022
Course is coming soon.

Gardening for Health & Wellbeing

Join our informal, practical gardening sessions working in the Kitchen Garden at our Shipley College site. This course is suitable for adults interested in food growing and wildlife gardening. It is a…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 9 Weeks
Level Everyone
Start Date 28-Apr-2022
Sorry, this course is now full. Please get in touch with the Enrolments Team on 01274 327327 to be added to a waiting list or to enquire about future courses.

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 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 Multiple start dates

Horticulture Level 1 Certificate: Gardening Basics

This course is ideal if you wish to develop basic skills in gardening, whether you are looking for a career change or a new interest. Learn practical horticulture skills in ground preparation, propagation…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 9 Weeks
Level Level 2
Start Date 26-Apr-2022

Horticulture Level 2 Certificate (Short Course)

With an emphasis on food and vegetable growing, the Level 2 short course will lead you through analysing your growing area from soil to site, preparing for planting, then sowing and planting skills to…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 25 Weeks
Level Level 2
Start Date 13-Sep-2022
Course is coming soon.

Horticulture Level 2 Diploma

Our Level 2 Diploma course takes you through a year of the gardening calendar. Joining at the end of the summer we start by learning how to care and tend for plants, harvest our crops and begin to prepare…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 9 Weeks
Level Level 3
Start Date 29-Apr-2022

Horticulture Level 3 (Short Course) Introduction to Horticulture Principles & Practices

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. During the 10 week programme…

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