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Horticulture – NPTC Level 2 Diploma at Sparsholt College

Course description

This practical and theory based course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to progress into a specialised and increasingly sophisticated industry.

Course content

You’ll take part in weekly work experience on the College campus to familiarise yourself with a true working environment. A range of visits to support the curriculum will be arranged over the year including RHS Garden Wisley, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Topics covered

• Establishment and maintenance of plants outdoors

• Plant and soil science

• Landscape construction

• Horticultural machinery

• Plant identification and selection

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D or above, or a relevant Level 1 Diploma.

Future opportunities

• Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Horticulture

• Level 3 Apprenticeship in Horticulture

• Amenity horticulture

• Garden centres

• Nurseries

• Greenkeeping

• Hard landscaping

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 June 2016

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