Extended Diploma in Horticulture (QCF)
Year 1: During the first year of this course you will complete the units for the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Horticulture.
Year 2 units include:
Horticultural skills and plant knowledge
Applied plant science
Business and management
Undertaking an investigative project
Sustainable turf management
Weekly work experience.
4 GCSEs at grades 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.
RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture (part time - HR141)
NPTC mandatory certificates, e.g. for spraying or chainsaw use
Specialist plant grower
Gardener/Supervisor for heritage gardens and estates
Self–employed gardener in domestic settings