Horticulture Level 2

Are you passionate about plants, gardening, and the great outdoors? Our Horticulture Level 2 course is the perfect opportunity to dive into the fascinating world of horticulture and develop practical skills that can kickstart your career in this blooming industry.

Over the course of a year, you'll embark on a journey through the gardening calendar, from caring for plants and harvesting crops to preparing for the seasons ahead. Gain hands-on experience in essential horticultural practices such as pruning, using garden machinery, understanding plant science, sowing seeds, propagation, and garden maintenance.

This course is tailored for those who are eager to learn practical skills and pursue a rewarding career in horticulture. With a strong focus on sustainability and soil management, you'll gain a solid foundation in horticultural techniques that will prepare you for future employment or further study in the field.

Through a combination of practical assessments and written work, you'll earn a valuable qualification by creating a portfolio of evidence showcasing your newfound skills. Join us at Shipley College and let your passion for plants bloom!

Subject Horticulture & Gardening
Level Level 2
Study Type Full Time
Course Code 7006
Cost £ FREE
Start Date 02-Sep-2024
Start Time Various
End Date 26-Jun-2025
End Time Various
Day Various
Duration 1 Year
Venue Shipley College
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Day Duration Venue
02-Sep-2024 Various 26-Jun-2025 Various Various 1 Year Shipley College

2 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English or a full Level 1 at Pass grade, plus a GCSE grade 3 or above in English. You will attend an interview and further assessment to check if the course is right for you. A keen interest in working outside with plants would be ideal for this course.

On successful completion of the course, you could progress to the Horticulture BTEC Level 3 course, or on to an apprenticeship in Horticulture. You could also use the skills and experience you have gained to find employment in the Horticulture industry.

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