City & Guilds Level 1

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COURSE OVERVIEW

We are delighted to offer a FREE programme to those who wish to join our horticulture volunteer programme. Before joining, we ask you complete the course to give you a full induction to One Garden Brighton. The course includes: 

  • City & Guilds Level 1 Qualification: Practical Horticulture Skills 
  • An introduction to Retail Knowledge award: Plumpton College 
  • An introduction to Customer Service award: Plumpton College

The City & Guilds Level 1 award in Practical Horticulture Skills focuses on providing a solid foundation for developing essential horticultural knowledge and skills. These not only offer opportunities for employment, but provide the foundation for further skills development at levels 2 and 3. The course is free and you do not need previous horticultural experience toapply.

COURSE CONTENT 

Varied horticultural practices on the One Garden Brighton site: 

  • Assist with planting and establishing plants
  • General upkeep of the public areas
  • Production skills to produce plants for sale
  • Award in Retail - Knowledge of plants in the garden for sale
  • Award in Customer Service - Training on how to engage with our visitors
Entry Requirements:

None. If you have already gained a horticultural qualification previously, this award is not compulsory.

Dates & Location:

23rd May 2022

Costs:

Free

Facilities

Stanmer Campus is based within One Garden Brighton, proudly presented and managed by Plumpton College. Based within Stanmer Park, just off the A27, One Garden Brighton is a walled garden, with 12 contemporary themed gardens a destination eatery and retail space. It is Plumpton College's Centre of Excellence for Horticulture Training & Education. 

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