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Qualification name Technical Certificate in Horticulture
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2022
Cost description Please contact South Staffordshire College on 0300 456 2424
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

This is a good course for you if you enjoy learning through practical work and if you are creative and want to work as a landscape gardener, in a nursery and garden centre, on the grounds of a formal estate or at a golf course or sporting organisation. This course will also suit you if you are currently working in the Horticulture industry and wish to gain a recognised qualification.

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

The entry requirements for this qualification are 4 GCSE’s at D grade or equivalent, ideally including English, maths and science.

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Understand how the course will be delivered.

This is a full time ONE year programme run over 36 weeks with attendance in college THREE days a week. It is made up of SIX modules (a total of 60 Credits). ALL SIX modules MUST be achieved in order to achieve the full qualification. Work Related Experience Construct Landscape Foundations and Surfaces Propagation Techniques Establish and Maintain Plants Plant and Soil Science Machinery Operations English and maths are integral to gaining employment and are included on every study p

Find out what material you will need.

Learners will be required to purchase items of personal protective equipment (steel toe capped boots, overalls and wet weather gear) for use on the course. Prices and details will be discussed at interview. Bursary funds may be available to help with additional costs. If you or your family have any queries please email

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Further Education Apprenticeship BTEC Extended Diploma in Horticulture - Level 3 Employment

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Name Rodbaston Campus
Address Rodbaston Campus
ST19 5PH
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