City & Guilds Level 2 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 through to a full Level 2 Diploma in Practical Horticulture.

The Level 2 Diploma covers a wide range of horticultural practices for those with a keen interest in progressing their gardening skills.


  • This predominantly practical course covers:
  • Plant Propergation
  • Seed Sowing
  • Preparing Soil for seed planting
  • Vegatative cuttings
  • Plant after care 

Course code: HOP050/002

Entry Requirements:

Dates & Location:

Start date: 5th June 2018 
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Site: Stanmer


2 days a week (Tuesday & Wednesdays) for 6 weeks 



Funding may be available 


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.

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