Horticulture

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Work-Based Horticulture
Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Horticulture

The Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture focuses upon the principles and practices of horticulture in a work-based environment.  You will be able to start or progress your career in your chosen area of horticulture.

The Diploma in Work-based Horticulture within the framework has a number of routes and depending on the sub-sector apprentices are working in, there are a range of jobs, eg horticultural technician, garden designer, gardener, greenkeeper, grounds person, horticultural garden centre worker/manager, landscaper/landscape manager.

In addition to mandatory units you choose specialist pathways which are relevant to you and your employer.    There are a wide range of units to choose from such as: use and maintain ride on powered equipment, clearing horticultural and landscaping sites, plant nomenclature, terminology and identification.

Following completion of the level 2 Apprenticeship, learners can progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship, where you will gain basic management and supervisory skills, or through vocational courses at a land-based college.

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