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As one of the few Horticultural education providers in Yorkshire, we are proud to offer a wide range of qualifications in our purpose-built greenhouses and local community allotments.

Whether you’re looking to take on a new challenge, or want a career change, we have the course to suit you. Our friendly tutors have a wealth of industry experience for you to learn from, with most still working on their own businesses outside of the classroom! With a flexible class schedule, it’s never been easier to take on multiple courses simultaneously. Our curriculum has been designed in a way that means you could study different qualifications during the week and fast-track your way to a new adventure.

 

“I’ve been at Shipley College since 2018 but I started teaching in 2005. I got into teaching as I wanted to share my passion for Horticulture with other people, and inspire them to get into an industry that is full of opportunity and adventure for those willing to seek it. I love meeting new people and watching them develop their skills and knowledge at the College.”

- Helena Glassup, Horticulture Tutor

 

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’s Social Enterprise…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 2 Days
Level Level 2
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 10 Weeks
Level Level 1
Start Date Multiple start dates

Garden Design Level 1 Certificate

This 10-week Level 1 course provides a good introduction to the basic principles of garden design. This course is ideal if you want to design your own garden space or are interested in a career change. plan…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 19 Weeks
Level Level 2
Start Date 14-Sep-2023

Garden Design Level 2 Certificate

This Level 2 Certificate in Garden Design has been designed to enable learners to develop the underpinning plant knowledge and drawing skills required to enter the garden design industry. It equips learners…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 9 Weeks
Level Everyone
Start Date 20-Apr-2023

Gardening for Pleasure

Evening course: 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 develop the basic skills you…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 13 Weeks
Level Level 1
Start Date Multiple start dates

Horticulture Level 1 Certificate: Gardening Basics

This course is ideal if you wish to develop basic skills in gardening, whether you are looking for a career change or a new interest. Learn, practical horticulture skills in ground preparation, propagation…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 10 Weeks
Level Level 2
Start Date 18-Apr-2023

Horticulture Level 2 Certificate (Short Course)

With an emphasis on food and vegetable growing, the Level 2 short course will lead you through analysing your growing area from soil to site, preparing for planting, then sowing and planting skills to…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 25 Weeks
Level Level 2
Start Date 12-Sep-2023

Horticulture Level 2 Diploma

Our Level 2 Diploma course takes you through a year of the gardening calendar. Joining at the end of the summer we start by learning how to care and tend for plants, harvest our crops and begin to prepare…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 2 Years
Level Level 3
Start Date 12-Sep-2023

Horticulture Level 3

This Level 3 qualification can be taken as a one year or two year course.  In the first year you will complete the units you need to be awarded the Extended Certificate in Horticulture.  If you choose…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 9 Weeks
Level Level 3
Start Date 21-Apr-2023

Horticulture Level 3 (Short Course) Introduction to Horticulture Principles & Practices

This short course introduces you to the Level 3 Horticulture programme, giving you an opportunity to gain skills and even open up the possibility of a new career direction. During the 10 week programme…

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