For those who want to learn the foundational skills for a career in horticulture - the care and use of plants for gardens and parks.
|Qualification name||Certificate in Practical Horticulture|
|Awarding organisation||Royal Horticultural Society|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||5th September 2022|
|Cost description||Tuition Fee and RHS Awarding Body registration fee|
Some horticultural experience, preferably completion of RHS Level 1, or a suitable Level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1.
Studying this course, you will learn the foundational skills for a career in horticulture – the care and use of plants for gardens and parks. You will learn how to work safely in a horticulture workplace. You will learn to identify plants, how to ensure they grow and thrive outdoors, and the science that explains why a plant will do well or badly. You’ll learn the practical techniques that establish and maintain a garden, park or allotment Modules include health and safety, plant identification, establishment and maintenance of plants outdoors, and horticultural science.
The course includes lectures and classroom-based work mixed with practical sessions, giving students' relevant practical experience and industry skills. Students' work is assessed and observed throughout with some paperwork completion required as submission of proof of learning.
Protective clothing/steel toe boots or shoes. Stationery.
Work is assessed and observed throughout the course with some paperwork completion required as submission of proof of learning.
Upon successful completion of this course students may progress to a Level 3 course which builds upon the level 2 skills, or into the horticultural and landscape industries at a trainee or apprentice level.
Career pathways include:-
Self Employed Gardener
Commercial Fruit and veg production
Garden Centre work caring for and selling plants to the public
Plant Nursery work, propagating plants for the trade
Working for National Trust, Council Parks etc
|Name||ASKHAM BRYAN COLLEGE|
Find on Google maps
Other venues and dates
|Askham Bryan College, Middlesbrough Centre||5th September 2022||View course|