BTEC Technical Diploma in Horticulture
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
||Level 2 Technical Qualification in Horticulture
This course is aimed at students interested in a career in the horticultural sector. whether this is an interest in growing plants, designing gardens or constructing beautiful spaces we can develop their confidence, ability and skills whilst studying or working. The College's excellent land-based facilities ensure our students develop good vocationally practical and employability skills. The course will make use of Broadview Gardens and the Court Lane Nursery, where new gardens are being implemented. Students are able to access a range of additional learning support, based on need. A range of skills will be developed whilst on the course including practical skills, communication, and land-based specific knowledge, as well as developing their ICT skills.
How will it be delivered?
Assessment is through a range of styles including practical assessments, photographic and video evidence logs, workbooks and written assignments. There are also externally marked exams for plant and soil science and working in the land-based sector.
Minimum of 4 GCSEs C - D / 4 - 3 Grade or equivalent (Level 1 Diploma), which must include GCSE in English OR maths A - D / 9 � 3 Grade or equivalent.
Your next steps...
Once completed students can progress onto a Level 3 qualification in Horticulture or gain employment in a range of industry careers. Typical employers include local authorities, nurseries, garden centres, publicly and privately owned gardens, commercial landscaping companies.