City & Guilds National Certificate in Horticulture

Reaseheath College
In Nantwich

Price on request
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Nantwich
Duration 1 Year
  • Vocational qualification
  • Nantwich
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

If you are thinking of a career change and you are looking to work in the modern horticultural industry, this course is ideal. You will gain the background knowledge and wide range of practical skills you need to take you forwards into an interesting and rewarding career with prospects.

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Starts Location
On request
Nantwich
Reaseheath, CW5 6DF, Cheshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Nantwich
Reaseheath, CW5 6DF, Cheshire, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

A combination of GCSEs at grades C/D/E and/or relevant work experience or A First Diploma in Horticulture Career changers welcome

Course programme

City & Guilds National Certificate in Horticulture

Introduction
If you are thinking of a career change and you are looking to work in the modern horticultural industry, this course is ideal. You will gain the background knowledge and wide range of practical skills you need to take you forwards into an interesting and rewarding career with prospects.

About the course
This course covers a wide range of horticultural topics, with about half of study time spent carrying out practical activities.
Suitable for students wishing to gain a good grounding in all aspects of horticulture and its associated industries, this course has proved particularly popular with students embarking upon a career change.
You get the chance to gain additional qualifications and training including spraying certificates and National Proficiency Test Council certificates, at no extra cost.

The course includes
  • Arboriculture
  • Horticultural engineering
  • Decorative horticulture
  • Weeds, pests and diseases
  • Turf culture
  • Fruit and vegetable production
  • Plant and soil science
  • Plant identification
  • Hard landscaping
  • Health and safety
  • Hardy plant production

Length of the course
  • 1 year

What qualifications will I gain?
  • City & Guilds National Certificate in Horticulture
  • PA1, PA6 Spraying Certificate

Course options after this programme
  • National Diploma in Horticulture (landscape and sports turf options)
  • NVQ Level in 2 Amenity Horticulture
  • RHS Advanced Certificate (Part-Time)
  • Apprenticeships

Career options
  • Gardener
  • Greenkeeper/Groundsperson
  • Nursery worker
  • Landscaper



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