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Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Horticulture-Production Horticulture, Landscaping, Sports Turf – GreenKeeper and Sports Turf - Groundsman at Newton Rigg College

Course description

Work-based learning and assessment at your place of work with some college based study. Learners must be in a paid work placement to commence an apprenticeship programme. The work-based route involves practising and demonstrating a range of practical and theory skills and includes completing a Work-Based Diploma at Level 2 plus Functional Skills at an appropriate level.

Course content

Course Themes:

• Maintain and develop personal performance • Effective working relationships • Preparing ground for seeding and planting • Establishing plants or seeds in soil • Maintain moisture levels for crops or plants • Establishing crops or plants in a growing medium • Maintain the condition of sports turf surfaces • Health of sports turf • Construct and maintain boundaries and paths • Construct and maintain paths • Health and safety • English and maths

Entry requirements

No Formal entry qualifications. You need an appropriate work placement or employment. We may be able to help you to find a suitable position.

Financial information

For financial information please contact 01768 893400 or email


Future opportunities

Further Study:

Progression to a Level 3 qualification.


General gardener, nursery worker, green keeper,

groundsman, self employed landscape gardener.

Further information
Telephone: 01768 893400

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 September 2015
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