Horticulture Apprenticeship Level 2 at Sheffield College
- Ground preparation and planting
- Turf management
- Clearing garden sites and re-landscaping
- Using horticultural machinery including: rotary and cylinder lawnmowers, petrol hedge trimmers, rotovators and ride on tractors, to an advanced level
- Maintaining tools and machines
- Pruning a range of shrubs and treesHard landscaping eg concreting and making raised beds
- Working in glasshouses
- Health and safety
- Working as part of a team
4 GCSEs at 3/D grade including English Language and Maths.
At The Sheffield College we will always do our best to support you through your studies, to make them as stress free as possible. We have a specialist support team who can give you all the advice you need on all things financial, including what might be available to you, so that you don’t go short and you can concentrate all your efforts into your studies.
If you meet the eligibility criteria we’ll be able to support you with free meals. You’ll get an amount of money that you can use within the college shops and diners per day. This will be added to your student ID card which you will just swipe to purchase items.
Students (including Apprentices) of The Sheffield College who live in South Yorkshire are eligible for a 16–18 Student Pass which entitles pass holders to cheaper travel on buses and trams in South Yorkshire. Pass holders are also entitled to half fare on Northern train services in South Yorkshire.
Learner Support Fund
If you are enrolled with us, you may receive support towards the cost of:
Books and materials
Uniform and equipment
Essential course trips
- DBS checks needed for your course (previously known as CRB)
UCAS registration fee and travel to interviews when applying for university
Where can it lead?
Successful students continuing in employment can progress onto our Level 3 Horticulture Apprenticeship programme.
- Functional Skills in English and Maths
- Emergency first aid
- Employee rights and responsibilities
- Three modern, fully automated glasshouses
- Modern workshops including a machinery workshop
- Tractor mounted equipment
Why not come and see for yourself. Visit us on one of our open evenings and meet the people who will be teaching you, have a chat about what the course involves and look round our fantastic facilities where you’ll be learning.
Our City, Hillsborough, Peaks and Olive Grove campuses will be open on the following days:
- Thursday 12th October 2017, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Monday 20th November 2017, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Wednesday 7th March 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Thursday 17th May 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.