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Practical Horticulture Skills (Level 2 Diploma)

City-and-Guilds
Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Course Overview

This one year, full-time City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills course provides students with a wide range of skills for employment in horticulture. Students are taught mainly through practical tuition on our sites in Strabane and Springtown. The college has a strong link with CAFRE for progression with clear routes for progression. The course will involve site visits to CAFRE campus as part of the programme exposing students to the wide range of options available within the Horticulture industry. Course content;Horticulture production (propagation, caring for horticulture crops, etc) Landscape and garden maintenance (plant identification, assessing soils, using machinery, planting and maintaining plants, etc) The qualification has a around 50 units which tutor will tailor to student strengths to achieve full diploma.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Springtown
    Strabane
  • Course Code
    601/1070/3

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma Practical Horticulture Skills
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma Practical Horticulture Skills
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown Strabane
  • Dates
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Minimum 11 Units required from choice of 50 available.
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

No formal qualifications required applicants should have ability to complete qualification.

ROI Requirements

No formal qualifications required applicants should have ability to complete qualification.

Work Placement

No work placement requirement to achieve qualification however as part of the programme work placement will be offered as an option for those students wishing to pursue a career in horticulture.

What's Next?

Further Study

Most Level 2 students take up employment in the industry on completion of the course but some high achieving students may have the opportunity to progress on to CAFRE City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Horticulture. The college award winning Careers Academy team will be on hand throughout the year to advise on suitable options for progression.

Career Prospects

Students can follow career paths in landscape, sports turf, edible or ornamental crop production and retail sectors.

Enquiry

  • Image of Declan Porter
    The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!
    Declan Porter
  • Image of Mark McConway
    It had been a few years since I was at college, but the help and support I received from the lecturers on my course made my time at the college enjoyable and memorable.
    Mark McConway

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