Level 3

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You will be expected to attend College every other week for afternoon and evening lectures.

The Framework includes:

  • Occupational Qualification - Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths level 2
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

Pathways:

  • Horticulture
  • Production horticulture
  • Landscaping
  • Sports turf – greenkeeper
  • Sports turf – groundsman
  • Parks, gardens and green spaces

Course reference: HOA002

 

Entry Requirements:

You will need an employer who would like to take you on as an apprentice. If you haven't found a suitable employer, we will offer you guidance on applying for jobs and interviewing techniques.

You will also attend college for a minimum number of set hours each week. 

You will have ideally have achieved GCSE grades A-E or equivalent. If you have an equivalent qualification, we will also take this into consideration, along with any industry experience you may have. 

Dates & Location:

Two starting points – September and May

Duration:

1st Thursday of the month for 2 years

Costs:

Non-levy paying employers will share the cost of training and assessing their apprentices with government - this is called ‘co-investment’.

From April 2019, you will pay 5% towards to the cost of apprenticeship training and government will pay the rest (95%), up to the funding band maximum.

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