Work-Based Horticulture (Apprenticeship) at Solihull College & University Centre
Our Level 3 Horticulture Apprenticeship leads on from the Level 2 qualification and it requires you to demonstrate competence in your work area, therefore you need to be in full time employment to take the course.
It is also ideal for those working in a supervisory capacity and wish to gain a qualification
The different routes available within this apprenticeship are:
- Production Horticulture,
- Sports Turf - Greenkeeper,
- Sports Turf - Groundsman and Parks,
- Gardens and Green Space.
Minimum qualifications for this course are:
- GCSE grades G and above,
- Level 2 Work Based Diploma in Amenity Horticulture (or equivalent),
- A successful interview.
The programme will be assessed within your work place via observation. You will also be assessed through coursework, written papers, oral questions, witness statements from your employer/supervisor and you will need personal home study time.
Employment prospects after Level 3 should continue to improve with opportunities to gain employment in Landscaping, Nursery stock, Garden Centres, Golf Courses and Local Authority.
You will undertake an independent assessment in form of a short answer assessment to cover underpinning knowledge.
Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.
If you haven't achieved an A*-C grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.
If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.
Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.