City & Guilds level 1 Award
This short course is designed to introduce you to the world of horticulture either with a view to taking up a career in the horticulture industry or furthering your knowledge in the garden.
During your five weeks you will be introduced to some of the commonly required skills in horticulture such as seed sowing and ground preparations. You will gain an insight into other areas that you may wish to learn more about and progress onto further qualifications in the field.
Course code: HOP049 (Ivyland Farm, Netherfield)
Course code: HOP036 (Stanmer Park)
|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:|| |
19th September- 17th October 2017
7th November- 5th December 2017
9th January- 6th February 2018
20th February- 20th march 2018
17th April- 15th May 2018
29th May- 26th June 2018
3rd July- 31st July 2018
Time: 10.00- 15.00
1 day a week for 5 weeks
Learning Level: Level 1
Our horticulture facilities at Plumpton are pretty impressive. In fact you’ll get to experience one of the finest natural locations in the country, perfect for developing your creativity. Whether indoors or outdoors, you’ll be able to build your skills in an excellent environment.
- Discover our extensively planted areas on-site at Plumpton
As you build your knowledge, you’ll be able to gain a wide experience of being able to identify and maintain different plants.
- Experience our endangered plant collections at first hand
You’ll be able to experience our Black Poplars and National collection of Hebes, in addition to our endangered plant network connection with Kew Gardens.
- Grow plants all year round here
We’ve got an excellent large area under glass where you’ll be able to grow plants without the risk of the weather, up to a commercial level.
- Build even more skills at Plumpton
You’ll be able to develop your brickwork skills and paving at our large landscaping centre.
Ready to take the next step?
Apply for this course online now to begin you journey towards a qualification in Practical Horticulture Skills (Flourish).
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