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Intermediate Horticulture Apprenticeship at The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

Course description

Anyone who is not in full-time education and above 16

years of age can become an apprentice. The Horticulture Apprenticeship is suitable for anyone who performs the following jobs:

  • Gardener
  • Landscaper
  • Nursery worker
  • Fruit and vegetable production worker
  • Machinery operator
  • Greenkeeper
  • Groundsperson

Course content

Workshops one day per week with assessment and observations in the workplace. You will study the following:

1. The main qualification that assesses competence in

work situations

2. A knowledge qualification that demonstrates an

appropriate level of understanding about the area of work

3. Key/Functional Skills - which ensure that appropriate

standards in English, Maths and Information Technology

are met

4. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) -

awareness of the rights and responsibilities that are

essential in the workplace

5. Development of Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

(PLTS) - that are essential in all workplaces such as

effective participators, self managers, independent

enquirers, creative thinkers, reflective learners and team


Entry requirements

You must already be working within the Industry. Candidate will need to achieve Entry Level 3 at English initial assessment and Entry Level 3 at Maths initial assessment.


Assessment is carried out by practical observation, oral questioning, portfolio development

Future opportunities

You could progress to Level 3 qualifications and apprenticeships.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London directly.

Last updated date: 03 March 2016
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