Horticulture First Diploma

Barnsley College
In Barnsley

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Typology Course
Location Barnsley
Duration 1 Year
  • Course
  • Barnsley
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

Introduction to the Horticultural Industry. Amenity and Decorative Horticulture. Turf Establishment and Maintenance. Introduction to Specialist Land Based Machinery. Introduction to Plant Biology. You will also be required to undertake a minimum period of relevant work experience. Key Skills (at an appropriate level) The course involves 3-4 days attendance at the.

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Starts Location
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Barnsley
Church Street, S70 2YW, South Yorkshire, England
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Location
Barnsley
Church Street, S70 2YW, South Yorkshire, England
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· Requirements

2 GCSEs at Grade A* to D and GCSE English at Grade A* to E plus Good personal reference demonstrating acceptable level of attendance at school and commitment to hard work

Course programme


HORTICULTURE FIRST DIPLOMA
Course Level :Level 2

Length of Course :1 Year

Course Content
· Introduction to the Horticultural Industry
· Amenity and Decorative Horticulture
· Turf Establishment and Maintenance
· Introduction to Specialist Land Based Machinery
· Introduction to Plant Biology
· You will also be required to undertake a minimum period of relevant work experience
· Key Skills (at an appropriate level) The course involves 3-4 days attendance at the Wigfield Farm Site and one day on an approved work placement in the horticultural industry. Some of the practical work will be undertaken in partnership with Wentworth Castle Gardens. Assessment is through written assignments plus the successful completion of practical tasks.

Progression
National Diploma in Horticulture (Level 3); Full-time Employment :- Landscaper; Groundsman; Garden Centre Assistant; Modern Apprenticeship in Horticulture;


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