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Practical Horticulture Level 2 at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

The aim of this course is to enhance your existing practical skills and understanding of plants, shrubs, planting, cultivating, pruning, coppicing skills and gardening layouts enabling you to participate in local community horticulture projects. You will also take part in work experience in a range of horticultural environments. The course will also help improve your English and maths skills needed for this employment area.

Course content

The aim of this course is to enhance your existing practical skills and understanding of plants, shrubs, planting, cultivating, pruning, coppicing skills and gardening layouts enabling you to participate in local community horticulture projects. You will also take part in work experience in a range of horticultural environments. The course will also help improve your English and maths skills needed for this employment area.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. We will assess your skills, identify your needs and place you on the most appropriate level of qualification for you to succeed.

Assessment

This course is continual assessment and you will build a portfolio with the help of your tutor. Each section has a variety of units.

Future opportunities

When you have completed this course you can either progress to the level 3 qualification or employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 18 January 2018
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    • The Centre of Sporting Excellence (CoSE) is based on the outskirts of Kidderminster at Brinton’s Field. This is our specialist facility for sports courses in Kidderminster and the Black Country.

      The facilities include six football pitches, two rugby pitches, a ‘trophy’ pitch, a golf driving range and a strength and conditioning gym spread over 40 acres of land.

      We also have use of partner community sports facilities including local golf, boxing and rugby clubs and the playing fields are also used by Kidderminster Harriers Football Academy.

      The Centre of Sporting Excellence offers a range of Sports Academies which are designed to bridge the gap between community sports and education.

      The unique partnerships mean that students study for sport related academic courses as well as developing their sporting skills with professional, qualified and experienced coaches across all academies with the opportunity to take part in local, regional and national competitions.