Advanced Technical Diploma in Horticulture (540)
Plant propagation – glasshouse and nursery techniques
Principles and practices of garden design
Principles of plant health and protection
Plant and soil science
Decorative horticulture, including plant establishment & pruning
Hard landscape construction
Horticultural machinery and operation
Maintain turf in parks and gardens
Plant knowledge and identification
Weekly work experience and a 3 week block at Easter for work placement.
4 GCSEs minimum grades 9-4 or A*-C, including English and maths. Mature students lacking formal qualifications will be considered based on previous experience. You will be required to complete a work placement. Tetanus protection is recommended.
Year 2 Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Horticulture
Advanced Apprenticeship in Horticulture
Horticultural technician, garden designer, gardener – supervisor in heritage and private gardens, self employed gardener, greenkeeper or groundsperson, horticultural garden centre worker/manager, landscape manager, landscaper or landscape architect.