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Practical Horticulture Skills (Level 2 Certificate)

City and Guilds
Trades & Crafts

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

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate In Practical Horticulture Skills Ref D211
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 09/09/2024
    (Mon:9:00AM-3:00PM)
    Fees:
    Full £211.00
    Concession £84.00
    Examination £80.00
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate In Practical Horticulture Skills Ref S037
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 11/09/2024
    (Wed:9:00AM-3:00PM)
    Fees:
    Full £211.00
    Concession £84.00
    Examination £80.00

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown Strabane
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

No entry requirements.

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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