Level 1 Diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills

St Helens College
In St Helens

£200
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Important information

Typology Course
Level Beginner
Location St helens
Duration 1 Year
Start September
  • Course
  • Beginner
  • St helens
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Start:
    September
Description

Grow your skills as you work practically on the green areas in and around St Helens College and at Sherdley Park.

You will learn how to use gardening tools, how to prepare, feed and water plants, how to apply mulch correctly, and much more.

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Where and when

Starts Location
September
St Helens
St Helens College Water Street St Helens, WA10 1PP, Merseyside, England
Starts September
Location
St Helens
St Helens College Water Street St Helens, WA10 1PP, Merseyside, England

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What you'll learn on the course

Horticulture
Equipment
Horticulture
Planting
Organic mulch
Strimmers
Lawn mowers
Soil testing
Baskets
Plant identification
Gardening tools
Water plants
Feed

Course programme

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Preparing grounds for seeding or planting
  • Planting container grown subjects
  • Applying organic mulch to a bed or border
  • Water a bed, border or area of plants in containers
  • Using hand-held equipment i.e. hedge trimmers, strimmers, lawn mowers
  • Soil testing (PH)
  • Creating hanging baskets
  • Plant identification

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