Horticulture - Level 1 Diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills (for students aged 14-16) at Wakefield College
Horticulture is the industry and science of plant cultivation including the process of preparing soil for the planting of seeds, tubers, or cuttings. Horticulturists work and conduct research in the disciplines of plant propagation and cultivation, crop production, plant breeding and genetic and plant physiology. The work involves fruits, berries, nuts, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs, and turf. Horticulture also refers to gardening on a smaller scale.
Predicted GCSE grades 3-9 in 3 subjects
Minimum Entry Level 3 in English and Maths or equivalent
A good reference from Head of Year 10 or Headteacher
A genuine interest in horticulture and a commitment to the course
Theory assessment will be a combination of short-answer questions and observed practical assessments.
Please contact the 14-16 Unit at Wakefield College for details: Tel - 01924 789742 or by email - 14-16UnitMailbox@wakefield.ac.uk.
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School staff should contact the 14-16 Unit on 01924 789742.
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