Full Time Horticulture - BTEC First Diploma

Huntingdonshire Regional College
In Huntingdon

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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Huntingdon
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • Huntingdon
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

Modules include: Introduction to Biology. Nursery Stock including Managing a Greenhouse. Amenity and Decorative Horticulture. Understand Estate and Mass Production Techniques in Land Based Organisations. Industry Experience.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Huntingdon
California Road, PE29 1BL, Cambridgeshire , England
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Starts On request
Location
Huntingdon
California Road, PE29 1BL, Cambridgeshire , England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

School Leavers â€" 4 GCSEs at grades D-G or other related Level 1 or 2 qualification. Mature Students â€" must show a potential to work at the required level with an enthusiastic interest in horticulture and a wish to retrain. Successful interview is also part of the entry requirement.

Course programme


Course Code :HORT1

Is this course for you
This course would be suitable if you are looking for a career in horticulture or related area such as green keeping, nursery work, plant propagation or gardening. It is an ideal introduction to the industry, where you will develop core and craft skills and gain a recognised Level 2 qualification.

Duration
1 year

What will you study
Modules include: Introduction to Biology * Nursery Stock including Managing a Greenhouse * Amenity and Decorative Horticulture * Understand Estate and Mass Production Techniques in Land Based Organisations * Industry Experience.

How will you be assessed
This programme is continually assessed by mostly practical tasks and assignments.

What can you do after course
Progress to BTEC National Diploma in Horticulture or enter into full-time employment (usually with the opportunity to continue training and gain vocational NVQ's).

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