What will I learn?
This course will give you a practical introduction to horticulture, allowing you to learn and develop the skills needed for employment. A range of visits to support the curriculum will be arranged over the year including RHS Garden Wisley, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and National Trust Gardens.
â€¢ Work practice
â€¢ Planting, establishing and maintaining plants outdoors
â€¢ Maintaining grass
â€¢ Operating machinery
â€¢ Plant propagation
Optional Additional Qualifications
â€¢ Employment Practical Horticulture Skills
â€¢ Functional Skills in English and Maths/GCSE in English and Maths
What grades will I need?
GCSEs at grade D-E/3-1 or above/successful completion of an Entry Level course.
What can I study next?
â€¢ Level 2 in Horticulture
â€¢ Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horticulture
â€¢ Amenity horticulture
â€¢ Garden centres