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Horticulture - Level 2 Diploma at Easton & Otley College

Course description

Students will be learning practical skills such as pruning, propagation and hard landscaping. Also, how to use different items of machinery such as lawnmowers and rotary cultivators. Students will have a work placement and be involved with real and active projects around the college.

Course content

  • Plant and Turf Maintenance
  • Hard Landscape Construction
  • Basic Garden Planning
  • Machinery Operations
  • Practical Projects
  • Health & Safety

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSEs at Grades D-G, including English and Maths at D or above
  • or NVQ Level 1 plus 2 GCSEs Grade D-G
  • or Level 1 qualification to Pass Plus including 3 functional skills at E3 or better.

Future opportunities

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Apprenticeship
  • Employment

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easton & Otley College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016

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    • The many excellent facilities at Easton & Otley College give you a once-in-lifetime opportunity to further your ambitions and help you get the very most from your time with us.

      A self-contained campus located 9 miles outside Ipswich, Otley caters for a wide range of courses in a number of specialist buildings, many of which have been recently refitted and refurbished.  It’s a well-connected campus, with an extensive and ever-expanding network of direct bus routes linking Otley to all parts of Suffolk and Essex.