Extended pruning skills in a wide range of ornamental and fruit species
Propagation and growing perennials from seed
Plant identification and selection: trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, annuals, aquatics, bulbs
Identification of pests and diseases
Production of client reports following garden assessment
Estimating and scheduling of projects
Effective tool use and care including sharpening of handtools.
Gardening, horticulture and the law: good practice and regulations relevant to a commercial gardening business
This course is for those with good horticultural skills who are working in or intending to work in the amenity horticulture or commercial gardening sector. Previous completion of a level 2 practical course or proven equivalent skills will be required. Tetanus protection is recommended
Certificates of competence in chainsaw use Certifcate of competence in pesticide application
Garden management Self employment within the commercial gardening sector
Dates & Fees
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
Participants should provide their own safety footwear and gloves
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