Horticulture Level 3

Learn the practical horticultural skills required for a varied range of careers in the sector. You build up your knowledge and skills in landscape gardening & management, as well as plant propagation and the care of trees. You will learn hard landscape construction, select which plants to use and when to plant them. You will grow plants from seeds or cuttings through to the stage when they are ready to plant out. The course is a mixture of classroombased theory and practical hands-on experience, focusing on teaching you the skills needed to be a professional horticulturalist. You visit garden centres, public parks and gardens, plus have work experience to help you develop your skills, confidence and knowledge of the industry. You will need safety boots and warm clothes for working outdoors.

Subject Horticulture & Gardening
Level Level 3 (Full-time)
Study Type Full Time
Course Code 7010
Cost £ 4170.00
Start Date 07-Sep-2020
Start Time Various
End Date 01-Jul-2022
End Time Various
Day Various
Duration 2 Years
Venue Shipley College
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Day Duration Venue
07-Sep-2020 Various 01-Jul-2022 Various Various 2 Years Shipley College
• 4 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English & maths. If you do not have grade 4 (C) or above in both subjects, the minimum for the other subject is grade 3 (D). or A full Level 2 at Pass grade or above with maths & English grades equivalent to those stated above. Students with grade 3 (D) in either English or maths will be expected to re-take that subject in Year 1. • A keen interest in working outdoors and with plants.
After the course, you can study at college or university at a higher level in Horticulture, or use the skills and experience you have gained to progress further in your career in the Horticulture industry.

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