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Qualification name Non regulated provision, Level 2, Horticulture and Forestry
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 9th September 2024
Cost £4,425.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is for students who have completed the Level 2 Extended Certificate and wish to continue their studies. It covers four further modules on the City & Guilds qualification, and also provides training to achieve three NPTC competency qualifications such as Pesticide Application, Tractor Driving, Brush-Cutter Usage, Chippers, and many more.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

For this course you will need to have a Level 2 Extended Certificate or if you are a mature learner demonstrate a very keen interest in the subject.

View the key features of this course.

This course includes:Hard landscaping (construction and planning)PropagationTurf care (grass installation and maintenance)Planting of shrubs, bedding and treesMaintenance of herbaceous beds and shrub areasIt will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to find employment in the horticultural sector or to progress to a Level 3 course.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

The Level 2.5 Diploma in Horticulture places an emphasis on learning by doing. You will complete practical assignments; learn about plants, their botanic names and growth requirements; and gain skills in both production and amenity horticulture.You will also be given the opportunity to take three NPTC competency assessments to gain valued industrial qualifications.Training will take place at Broomfield Hall campus where we have extensive gardens, a Plant Centre and two working farms.

Find out what material you will need.

You are asked to wear a Derby College Group jumper or shirt.You are also required to bring overalls, work boots and gloves to wear during practical sessions.In addition, a note book and pens is needed for taking notes in class.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Grading is based on a mixture of practical assessments and written assignments throughout the year.

You can progress to a Level 3 course, an advanced apprenticeship or full-time employment in the horticultural sector.

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Address Broomfield Estate
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