Horticulture (Amenity) Advanced Apprenticeship

An Advanced Apprenticeship prepares you for various roles in horticulture, including maintaining landscapes, parks and public gardens. At the end of your apprenticeship, you will need to pass the end point assessment. Depending on your employer your apprenticeship may specialise in one of the following areas: HORTICULTURIST: You will learn about the development maintenance and care of landscaping, both urban and rural. You will also look at the production of plants for food and ornamental purposes including fruit, vegetables, mushrooms and trees for sale. GOLF GREENKEEPER: You will be responsible for the maintenance, care and overall appearance of a golf course. You will maintain a good quality playing surface across the four key turfgrass areas, as well as maintaining hazards, environmental and ecological operations including bunker maintenance, planting turf, trees, shrubs and developing wildlife habitats. SPORTS TURF OPERATIVE: You will be responsible for the maintenance, renovation and appearance of sports turf surfaces. Depending on your employer, the role may include working across different sports and venues, including athletics, bowls, cricket, croquet, football, hockey, horse racing, rugby, tennis and ranging from general parks type sports surfaces up to first class stadiums. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATIONIST: You will work to help protect rural & urban landscapes, plants & animals, and the countryside. Depending on your employer, you may survey and report on the condition of an outdoor area and encourage people to enjoy the environments around them.

Subject Horticulture & Gardening
Level Advanced
Study Type Apprenticeships
Course Code 7125
Cost £ FREE
Start Date Start Dates Throughout The Year
Start Time 9am
End Date End Dates Throughout The Year
End Time 4:30pm
Day Wednesday
Duration 2 Years
Venue Shipley College
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Day Duration Venue
Start Dates Throughout The Year 9am End Dates Throughout The Year 4:30pm Wednesday 2 Years Shipley College
• An apprenticeship vacancy in your chosen area. We promote vacancies all year round. To find our vacancies see www.shipley.ac.uk/apprentices • You must pass an initial assessment in English, maths & ICT. Or Have recently gained GCSE grades 4 (C) or above in English & maths. • You will have an interview. • A minimum of 1 year’s relevant industry experience. • A Level 2 qualification is preferred, but not essential.
After your apprenticeship, you can study a course at college or university, such as a Higher Apprenticeship, or use the skills and experience you have gained to progress further in your career.

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