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Work-based Horticulture – NPTC Level 1 Diploma at Sparsholt College

Course description

This course will give you a practical introduction to horticulture, allowing you to learn and develop the skills needed for employment.

Course content

A range of visits to support the curriculum will be arranged over the year including RHS Garden Wisley, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Topics covered

• Work practice

• Planting, establishing and maintaining plants outdoors

• Maintaining grass

• Operating machinery

• Plant propagation

Entry requirements

GCSEs at grade E-F/successful completion of an Entry Level course.

Future opportunities

• Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture

• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horticulture

• Amenity horticulture

• Garden centres

• Nurseries

• Greenkeeping

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sparsholt College directly.

Last updated date: 06 June 2016

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