City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma

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Our Part-time City & Guilds practical courses in Horticulture are designed to allow for progression from a Level 1 introductory short course, level 2 certificate through to a full Level 2 Diploma in Practical Horticulture.

This course will cover "A Year in the Garden", and will give you the opportunity to focus on a wide range of horticultural practices and techniques throughout the year.

This will be of interest to:

  • Keen gardeners, hoping to or wanting to improve their gardening skills,
  • Those looking for confidence to take that step into employment in the horticulture industry 
  • As well as self-employed gardeners wishing to up-skill and broaden their professional knowledge.

The Diploma covers a wide range of horticultural practices including but not limited to;

  • Propagation,
  • Ground preparation, 
  • Seasonal garden maintenance,
  • Plant selection and identification, 
  • Plant establishment and health
  • Lawn care. 

Entry Requirements:

Previous experience is not necessary; a general interest in horticulture, plants and their requirements is all you need.

Steel toe capped boots are required for this course, you may wish to bring your own secateurs. 

Dates & Location:


9:30 - 16:00

Stanmer Campus - One Garden Brighton


1 Day a Week

1 Year



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