Level 1


If being outside and working with plants is of interest to you then this course fits the bill. A practically based course to give you the opportunity to undertake and gain knowledge of a variety of horticultural tasks from plant identification and propagation to soil cultivation. Students will finish the course with all the skills necessary to move on in education or out into the world of work.


You can look forward to a varied programme of modules learning how to:

  • Propagate and establish plants
  • Maintaining plants
  • Plant identification
  • Soil cultivation
  • Lawn preparation. 

1 year - Award 

2 years - Certificate

Future Opportunities

By completing this course, you'll be able to go on to complete Level 2 Horticulture or Level 2 Landscaping. 

There are a range of exciting careers in horticulture to look forward to, including estate gardener, grounds maintenance contractor, groundsman, landscaper, nursery worker, countryside management.

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