Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate & Diploma in Horticulture

Overview

 WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?

The course consists of the following units:

·        Undertake Estate Skills
·        Undertake an Investigative Project in the Land Based Sector
·        Undertake Estate Skills
·        Manage Amenity turf
·        Identification and Care of Trees
·        Construct and Restore Walls
·        Construction and Maintenance of Timber Landscape Features
·        Business Management in the Land Based Sector
·        Undertake Horticultural Production Techniques

WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?

A ‘hands-on’ programme which provides a foundation of knowledge and practical skills needed for work in the changing world of Horticulture.  It incorporates essential work experience to help you progress to employment or further study.

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

You should have an interest in agriculture and be at least 16 years of age at the beginning of the course and ideally have one of the following:-
 

    • 5 GCSE’s grades at C or above. Must include Maths and English

 

    • Level 2 apprenticeship in Horticulture

 

    • Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture

 

  • Relevant industry experience for mature entrants

What does this subject include?

This course consists of a selection of the following units:

  • Undertake Estate Skills
  • Undertake an Investigative Project in the Land Based Sector
  • Undertake Estate Skills
  • Manage Amenity turf
  • Identification and Care of Trees
  • Construct and Restore Walls
  • Construction and Maintenance of Timber Landscape Features
  • Business Management in the Land Based Sector
  • Undertake Horticultural Production Techniques

What is the structure of the course?

A ‘hands-on’ programme which provides a foundation of knowledge and practical skills needed for work in the changing world of Horticulture.  It incorporates essential work experience to help you progress to employment or further study.

What are the entry requirements?

You should have an interest in agriculture and be at least 16 years of age at the beginning of the course and ideally have one of the following:-

  • 5 GCSE’s grades at C or above. Must include Maths and English
  • Level 2 apprenticeship in Horticulture
  • Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture
  • Relevant industry experience for mature entrants

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