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.
• Work practice
• Planting, establishing and maintaining plants outdoors
• Maintaining grass
• Operating machinery
• Plant propagation
Optional Additional Qualifications
• Employment Practical Horticulture Skills
• 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?
• Level 2 in Horticulture
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horticulture
• Amenity horticulture
• Garden centres