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

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

Subject Area: Horticulture & Floristry Suffolk Rural (Otley)


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 151396
  • Entry Requirements

    Suitable for age 19+.

    There are no entry requirements for this course.

    Course Overview

    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 a group with like-minded people, with a knowledgeable tutor, using the college's fantastic facilities including greenhouses, ornamental gardens, and extensive grounds.

    For your assessment, you'll give practical demonstrations of the skills you have learned.

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    Course Highlights

    This course is ideal for those with a real interest in Horticulture and want to progress into work, or those who have a passion for learning more about horticulture and developing their skills and knowledge further.

    Next Steps

    A Level 2 Diploma in Practical Horticultural Skills can help you start a career as a:

    • Gardener
    • Greenkeeper
    • Groundsperson
    • Garden centre worker
    • Landscaper

    Alternatively, progress to a Level 3 qualification in Horticulture.

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    Tuition Costs


    Fees are not chargeable to 16-18 year olds.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    Outdoor weather clothing, suitable gardening gloves.