BTEC National Extended Diploma in Horticulture
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
||Level 3 Diploma in Horticulture
This course covers a wide range of Horticultural subjects and is aimed at four distinct careers paths within the Horticultural industry; production horticulture, garden design, hard and soft landscaping and garden amenity maintenance. On completion of the course the students will have the knowledge and skills to start their own garden maintenance company, undertake site surveying and garden design briefs for clients, grow a variety of crops in a commercial situation for clients/garden centres and to landscape clients� gardens from building walls, nurseries, concreting, raised beds, fencing and paving. Students will, as part of the course, have responsibility to maintain the public gardens at Broadview, as well as be involved in the new gardens. They will gain supervisory experience through assisting some groups within the gardens and be responsible for some horticultural crop production.
How will it be delivered?
This course consists of a range of practical and written assessments, examples include tree planting, building walls and fences, laying concrete, growing plants from a range of cuttings and driving machinery. Written assessments include garden drawing designs and essays on understanding plant and disease management in protected structures. There are also externally marked exams for plant and soil science and working in the land-based sector.
90 Technical Diploma - (1 year) Minimum of 4 GCSEs grades A*- C / 9 - 4 or equivalent (Level 2 Diploma), which must include GCSEs in English AND maths A*- C / 9 � 4 Grade or equivalent (Level 2 Functional Skills). 180 Technica
Your next steps...
On completion of this qualification you will have the knowledge and skills to enter a highly sort after industry. Former students have set up their own garden maintenance companies, work in the sports turf industry, local council parks and gardens and commercial nurseries or garden centres. This qualification will allow you to progress onto horticultural higher education here at Hadlow.