Horticulture – NPTC Level 2 Diploma at Sparsholt College
This practical and theory based course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to progress into a specialised and increasingly sophisticated industry.
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
Four GCSEs at grade D or above, or a relevant Level 1 Diploma.
• Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Horticulture
• Level 3 Apprenticeship in Horticulture
• Amenity horticulture
• Garden centres
• Hard landscaping
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sparsholt College directly.