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Practical Gardening Skills Level 1 Diploma at Bath College

Course description

Focusing on the fundamental skills and knowledge needed in gardening, landscaping and construction, you will be able to learn a range of practical skills required to work in these industries, offering a good foundation to pursue a diverse and fulfilling career.

Course content

Topics include:

  • Preparing ground
  • Propagating plants and planting out
  • Pruning
  • Slab and block laying
  • Building a brick wall
  • Using a mower and maintaining turf
  • Constructing paths and fences

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements.


Places subject to successful interview and initial assessment.


When considered competent, the learner will have a formal assessment to test their level of skill.

Future opportunities

Candidates can progress into employment, or to another related qualification at Level 2.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 February 2016

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