Horticulture Level 3

Learn the practical horticultural skills required for a varied range of careers in the sector. You will build up your expertise in landscape gardening & management, as well as plant propagation and the care of trees. You will learn how to select which plants to use and when to plant them, growing plants from seeds or cuttings.

The course is a mixture of classroom-based theory and practical hands-on experience, focusing on teaching you the skills needed to be a professional Horticulturist. You will visit garden centres, public parks & gardens, plus complete a work experience placement to help you develop your skills, confidence and knowledge of the industry.

Subject Horticulture & Gardening
Level Diploma Level 3
Study Type Full Time
Course Code 7010
Cost £ FREE
Start Date 04-Sep-2023
Start Time Various
End Date 26-Jun-2024
End Time Various
Day Various
Duration 2 Years
Venue Shipley College
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Day Duration Venue
04-Sep-2023 Various 26-Jun-2024 Various Various 2 Years Shipley College

4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English & maths. If you do not have grade 4 or above in both subjects, the minimum for the other subject is grade 3.or A full Level 2 at Pass grade or above with maths & English grades equivalent to those stated above. Students with grade 3 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 would be ideal for this course.

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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