Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Horticulture (1080)
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
Year 2 units include:
Horticultural skills and plant knowledge
Applied plant science
Business and management
Undertaking an investigative project
Sustainable turf management
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.
Degree courses in Horticulture RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture (part time - HR141) NPTC mandatory certificates, e.g. for spraying or chainsaw use
Specialist plant grower, garden designer, gardener/supervisor for heritage gardens and estates, self–employed gardener in domestic settings, landscape manager.
Dates & Fees
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|02-Sep-19||25-Jun-21||9.15 a.m.||4.45 p.m.||Full time||Tue, Thu, Fri||70|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
Basic stationery - pens, pencils, ruler and eraser, A4 lever arch files. Protective overalls, work gloves and steel toe-capped boots - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course instructor. Practical clothing suitable for the weather conditions necessary at all times. Polo shirts and sweatshirts are available for purchase at College.
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