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Practical Horticulture Skills (Level 2 Certificate)

City and Guilds
Trades & Craftfs

Course Overview

This practical-based qualification equips learners with essential, hands-on skills – perfect for anyone wanting to start a professional horticulture career or develop personal interest. It is suitable for people looking to break into professional horticulture for the first time, already working in horticulture and wanting to develop knowledge further, or those wanting to develop personal interest and progress to further horticultural study at level 3. It targets people whose skill set is predominantly that of a practical nature, people who have a love of the outdoors and nature and who have a willingness to learn about plants and the wider environment. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following: Prepare ground for seeding and planting, control pest, diseases and disorders, install drainage systems, prepare and cultivate sites ready for planting, and more. The course will also have several Lantra courses on offer at an additional cost depending on individual requirements.
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    24 Weeks
  • Campus
    Springtown
    Strabane

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2024

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate In Practical Horticulture Skills Ref D225
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Mon:9:00AM-3:00PM)
    Fees:
    Full £212.00
    Concession £85.00
    Examination £80.00
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate In Practical Horticulture Skills Ref S049
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Wed:9:00AM-3:00PM)
    Fees:
    Full £212.00
    Concession £85.00
    Examination £80.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown Strabane
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

No entry requirements.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Attendance at Information Session

Additional Information

On successful completion of this qualification you could progress directly into employment or progress to a Level 3 qualification in Horticulture. This course will only run with adequate numbers also the day may change subject timetable confirmation.

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