Level 2 Technical Certificate in Horticulture
This course gives a general introduction to horticulture, which is suitable for anyone wanting to prepare for more advanced study or a career in horticulture, with a combination of practical and theoretical elements.
Modules include Modules include health and safety, plant identification, establishment and maintenance of plants outdoors, business and horticultural science. The course includes lectures, classroom-based work with an emphasis on practical sessions giving students' relevant practical experience and industry skills. Students' work is assessed throughout the course, through observed assessments, underpinning knowledge and written work.
Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grading level 3 (Old GCSE grade E or above including Maths and English) with Science desirable. Alternatively a suitable Level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1.
Upon successful completion of this course students may progress to a Level 3 course or into the horticultural and landscape industries.