Horticulture is a local, national and global industry that changes with the seasons,  promising an interesting and rewarding career.

Whatever your background, our courses will give you the skills and work experience you need to start an exciting and worthwhile career in this industry.

Have you ever thought about being a:



Garden Centre Assistant/ Manager

Soil Scientist

Garden Designer

Fruit/ Vegetable Grower

Plant Breeder

Propagation Scientist

Ornamental Plant Grower

Horticulture Lecturer

Sports Turf Manager

or Horticultural Scientist?

Sasha Harper Horticulture Student and Kingston Maurward College KMC Dorchester

With limited spaces available on our Horticulture courses, it’s not too late to apply to start this September!

Call us on 01305 215215 for more information!

To apply for a full-time horticulture course starting this September, please complete the online application form below.


1. Personal details


Full Name



Age on Sept 1 2019

Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)


NI Number (Please enter NA if you do not have your National Insurance number)

Home Address

Post Code

Tel No.

Mobile No.


Emergency Contact Details:

Full Name

Tel No.

Mobile No.


Relationship to You

Current School

Home Schooled?

2. Your course

Please let us know your choice of course below.

Course choice

3. Examinations

Already taken and / or to be taken in the current academic year. Please list in order taken.

NB: Failure to disclose this information may affect your application. You will be required to provide original certificates when you enrol.

Level (GCSE / NVQ) Date taken / due to be taken (DD/MM/YYYY) Subject Actual or predicted grades (please indicate)

4. Relevant practical experience and employment

Please give any details of work experience relevant to your choice of course. Please continue on a separate sheet if necessary.

5. Accommodation

Are you planning to apply for accommodation on campus?


7. Additional learning needs / disabilities

Do you have a disability?


Do you have a learning difficulty?


If ‘yes’ please indicate:

Visual impairmentHearing impairmentDisability affecting mobilityProfound complex disabilityMental health disabilityAsperger SyndromeTemporary disability after illnessOther physical disabilityOther medical conditionSocial and emotional difficultiesModerate learning difficultiesSevere learning difficultiesDyslexiaDyscalculiaAutism spectrum disorderOther specific learning difficultyOther learning difficultyPrefer not to sayOther

If “Other” provide further details

Please list any support needs that you have in order to be able to attend an interview (e.g. wheelchair user).

Do you have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP)?


Do you currently have Exam Access Arrangements EAA (ie. extra time, scribe etc)?


7. Criminal convictions

Do you have any unspent criminal convictions?


If yes, please provide details:

8. References

Please give the name and full postal address of your referee. Your referee must be from your last school, college or employer.



Full Name

Home Address

Post Code

Relationship to You

13. I apply for admission to Kingston Maurward College

Student Name


For applicants under the age of 18:

Parent/Guardian/Carer signature (if student is under 18)


I understand that failure to disclose any of the above information may affect my place at Kingston Maurward College.
I understand

14. Data protection

I understand that the information I provide for my application will be retained by Kingston Maurward College in order to process my application and generate a place for me at College. This information will be held securely by the College in accordance with the requirements of the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the College’s Data Protection Policy. It will not be made available to any third party organisations except those who have a direct involvement with the facilitation of college courses. If I choose not to study with Kingston Maurward College the information on my application form will be destroyed.
I understand