Horticulture & Floristry

Horticulture & Floristry

Horticulture & Floristry Overview

These courses are based at Suffolk Rural, Otley

Gardens, parks and estates across the UK desperately need gardeners. There’s particular demand for growers, landscapers and plant experts. Around 70% of horticulture businesses struggle to find skilled workers. Our technical and creative training can help you shape your career in this growing £9bn industry.

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Available Horticulture & Floristry courses

Floristry (City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) (Part-Time)

A part-time 1 year course with a full ten unit exploration of the skills, techniques and knowledge required to become a florist. The practical course covers units in wedding and funeral floristry, arrangements and hand-tied designs along with designs for function...

Floristry (City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course is aimed at those aged 16-19 and with a keen interest in the Floristry industry, seeking employment in this area. Providing learners with a broad range of floristry...

Floristry (City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) (Part-Time)

A higher level part-time 1 year course for learners with some experience in floristry. You will study wedding floristry and floral arrangements in more depth. This course takes place every Thursdays. Topics covered in the course will be European design schema...

Floristry (Level 2 Award, Part Time) – Suffolk Rural (Otley) - January 2022 Start

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course is aimed at those with a keen interest in Floristry, who are considering employment in the Floristry industry. On this course you will have the opportunity to learn...

Floristry (Level 2 Certificate, Part Time) – Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Commercial floristry involves an understanding of the requirements of the Floristry industry. This includes an understanding of flower care, design and construction techniques, and the legal requirements of the industry....

Horticulture (Level 2 Award, Part Time) – Suffolk Rural (Otley) - April 2022 Start

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The course focuses on the fundamentals of the practical skills required within Horticulture. Learners will have the opportunity to gain skills including planting, pruning, use of machinery, and maintenance. This...

Horticulture (Level 2 Practical Certificate, Part Time) - Suffolk Rural

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. On this Part Time course, you'll learn practical gardening skills in a realistic setting. You will have the opportunity to cover topics like: Turf care Plant production Landscaping Preparing...

Horticulture (Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Horticulture is for you if you are 16-19 and looking to start a career within the horticultural sector. Horticulture is made up of many diverse...

Horticulture (Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This 2 year course is designed to provide 16-19 year olds with a wide range of specialist technical practical skills and detailed knowledge and understanding, focusing on a broad basis of...

Landscape Construction (Level 3 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This qualification has been designed for those who would like to work as landscapers and is intended to meet industry needs for professional hard landscapers who understand the needs of...

Practical Countryside Skills (Horticulture, Arboriculture, Floristry) Level 1 - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The purpose of this qualification is to develop the transferable skills, attributes, and behaviours needed for you to progress to further study and ultimately to employment. The course is designed...

Practical Horticulture (City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma) (Part-Time)

On this Part Time course, you'll learn practical gardening skills in a realistic setting. You will have the opportunity to cover topics like: Turf care Plant production Landscaping Preparing ground Applying fertilisers. You will learn one day per week, in...

Practical Horticulture (RHS Level 2 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. The RHS certificates are ideal for those looking for a career change, professional horticulturists, casual learners seeking a part-time course and budding allotmenteers! On studying the RHS Level 2 Certificate...

Principles of Horticulture (Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance Theory Pathway) (RHS Level 2 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. The RHS certificates are ideal for those looking for a career change, professional horticulturists, casual learners seeking a part-time course and budding allotmenteers! To gain the RHS Level 2 Certificate...

Principles of Horticulture (Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation Theory Pathway) (RHS Level 2 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. The RHS certificates are ideal for those looking for a career change, professional horticulturists, casual learners seeking a part-time course and budding allotmenteers! To gain the RHS Level 2 Certificate...