Level 2 Practical Diploma in Horticultural skills (Hard Landscaping) at Plumpton College
Course Leader: Dave Lonsdale
Number of years: 1
Students are assessed using written assignments and practical assessments.
The hard landscaping and garden maintenance industries are looking for people with excellent practical skills, interpersonal skills and sound maths and English skills. This course is designed to encourage development in all these areas in order that successful studentscan progress in to the hard landscaping profession.
Here are some examples of the types of modules you can study:
- Site survey, laying hard surfaces and construct paved areas
- Construct garden fencing and maintain boundaries
- Laying turf and turf maintenance
- Use of petrol lawn mowers, hedge trimmers and soil rotavators
For entry onto this course, we require students to meet one of the following criteria:
2 A-D grade GCSE’s (ideally including English and maths)
A relevant Level 1 qualification
Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy
All students will be assessed for their suitability for this programme at interview.
Tuition Fee: 16-18 = FREE
Assessment Fee: 16-18 = FREE
Facilities Fee: All students - Non-Residential = £120, Residential = £200
FOR STUDENTS 19 AND OVER PLEASE CONTACT ADMISSIONS ON 01273 892082 FOR FEE AND FEE REMISSION INFORMATION
Successful students may be able to progress onto a Level 2 Diploma course, go into work-based learning or work as a landscaper.
How to apply
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