BTEC National Certificate in Horticulture

Isle of Wight College
In Newport

Price on request
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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Newport
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Newport
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Newport
College, Medina Way,, PO30 5TA, Isle of Wight, England
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Starts On request
Location
Newport
College, Medina Way,, PO30 5TA, Isle of Wight, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

At least one of the following: BTEC First Diploma in related subject (at Merit or above) Intermediate GNVQ in related subject At least 5 GCSEs at Grades A*-C Progression. This is an advanced level course. Achievement at Distinction attracts 240 UCAS points (equivalent to 2 A levels). WHO IS THE COURSE FOR? The National Certificate is for people who enjoy practical work and study. It provides...

Course programme

WHAT WILL THE INTERVIEW INVOLVE?

Students will have a 15-20 minutes presentation by section leader regarding the college and courses available and the different levels of qualification and career definitions, career and course progression, what the college expect from students and how they are assessed.

Then, students interviewed by 2 members of staff individually - students should bring a pen

HOW WILL I LEARN?
You will learn through a combination of practical activities, projects and assignments. Particularly important will be the development of key employment skills relevant to work in this area. To assist with this you will spend one day per week in a work placement.

WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?
BTEC National Certificates are highly valued by employers and Universities. Students may take up employment opportunities in
  • Amenity Horticulture - Parks and Gardens
  • Garden Centres
  • Sports Ground Maintenance
  • Commercial Horticulture
Students apply to Higher Education to study for an HND or Degree in:
  • Horticulture
  • Sports Ground Management
  • Plant Science
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

In addition to your National Certificate if you are a full time student you will study for the Centra Practical Environmental Skills Level 1 qualification.

Type of Study :: Course Duration :: Course reference number :: Start Date :: Tutorial Fees :: Material Fees :: Exam Fees
full time 2 years HR777 September 2010 TBC TBC TBC


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