City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate

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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 1 and 2 certificates, through to a full Level 2 Diploma in Practical Horticulture.

The Level 1 Award is useful for those wishing to find out if Horticulture may be an interesting career route.

With the Level 1 Certificate the student can progress further into a wider scope of horticultural techniques.

COURSE OUTLINE

This half year course is designed to introduce students and further develop any previous knowledge to prepare students for level 2 courses and to become garden assistants in the work place.

The units involved in this certificate are as follows:

Identifying plants

Preparing land for sowing and planting

Applying organic mulch

Watering techniques

Preparing and planting a container for display

Lift, divide and plant herbaceous perennials

Sowing seeds indoors

Propagation from stem cuttings

Potting up and on

Care for a planted area

Entry Requirements:

No entry requirements but you must have an interest in the subject. 

Steel toe capped books are required for this course.

Dates & Location:

16th September - 3rd February 2020

Time: 09.30-16.00

Campus: Stanmer 

Duration:

1 day a week 

Costs:

£598

Fee remission may be available, subject to eligibility. 

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