Horticulutre - L3 Advanced Technical Certificate - Horticulture - Stanmer at Plumpton College
Building on the knowledge you've gained on your Level 2 course, this subject will help you to develop your training and education in a wide range of horticulture skills.
The aim of the course is to provide you with all of the skills you need to progress in work. It's ideal if you're looking to go on to Higher Education or if you want to go into a supervisory role. You'll be able to choose from a range of units to meet the particular area of horticulture that you plan to work in.
You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. You'll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. Modules include:
- Amenity turf care
- Care, management and propagation of plants
- Garden design and business practices
- Nursery stock and heritage garden management
- Tree and shrub pruning and maintenance.
You can choose to study for the NPTC Pesticide Applications (PA1 and PA6).
- You'll need to have achieved 4 or more GCSEs between grade 9-4 (previous grade structure A-C) including English, Maths and a Science
- Successful completion of a related Level 2 qualification
Mature students without the above requirements will be considered.
By completing this course, you'll be able to go on to study a Foundation degree or into a supervisory role in the workplace. Some of the areas you may choose to follow could include amenity maintenance, garden design, hard landscaping or nursery production.
The course runs 3 days per week plus 1 day work experiece
If you're thinking of horticulture, Plumpton is one of the finest locations for you to enjoy developing your creativity We've got the amazing backdrop of the South Downs just waiting for you to discover. Our extensively planted areas make sure that you get the chance to gain a broad experience in plant identification and plant maintenance. You'll be able to experience our endangered plant collections of Black Poplars and National Collection of Hebes, plus our connection with Kew Gardens and the endangered plant network. you'll be able to use our large area under glass which means that you'll be able to grow plants all your round to a commercial level. We also have a large landscaping centre where you'll be able to develop your brickwork and paving.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.