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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 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‚Äôs Social Enterprise Gardening…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Day
Level Level 2 Workbased (NVQs)
Start Date 02-Mar-2021

City & Guilds Safe use of Brush-Cutters & Trimmers NPTC Level 2 Award

Learn how to use a strimmer/brush cutter safely and competently. This course covers both the safe use and maintenance of the strimmer/brush cutter and is assessed through a practical examination. Please…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Day
Level Level 2
Start Date 29-Oct-2020

City & Guilds Safe Use of Handheld Hedge Cutters NPTC Level 2 Award

Learn how to use hedge cutters safely and competently. You will cover both the safe use and basic maintenance of the mower and will be assessed through a practical examination. Please note, these courses…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Day
Level Level 2 Workbased (NVQs)
Start Date 18-Feb-2021

City & Guilds Safe use of Manually Fed Wood-Chippers NPTC Level 2 Award

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. Please note,…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Day
Level Level 2
Start Date 10-Mar-2021

City & Guilds Safe use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers NPTC Level 2 Award

Learn how to use a pedestrian controlled mower safely and competently. You will cover both the safe use and basic maintenance of the mower and will be assessed through a practical examination. Please…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 2 Days
Level Level 2 Workbased (NVQs)
Start Date Multiple start dates

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 1 Day
Level Level 2 Workbased (NVQs)
Start Date 03-Mar-2021

City & Guilds Safe use of Ride-On Self Propelled Mowers NPTC Level 2 Award

Learn how to use a ride-on mower safely and competently. You will cover both the safe use and basic maintenance of the mower and will be assessed through a practical examination. Please note, these…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 10 Weeks
Level Level 1
Start Date 16-Apr-2021

Design & Grow a Kitchen Garden

Get to grips with the basics of planning and growing a Kitchen Garden. This ten-week course gives you guidance on designing a growing plan for your outdoor space, ground preparation, plant propagation,…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration Various
Level Beginners
Start Date 15-Sep-2020

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…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 10 Weeks
Level Everyone
Start Date 28-Apr-2021

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…

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