Level 2 Diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills

St Helens College
In St Helens

£200
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Important information

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

This course is designed for those who have completed the level 1 diploma in practical horticulture skills and want to continue to learn in a hands-on way.

You'll be gaining new knowledge and skills, learning about planting and caring for the flowers, trees and shrubs in the green areas in our towns and cities.

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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
Horticulture
Planting
Organic mulch
Strimmers
Lawn mowers
Soil testing
Baskets
Plant identification
Planting container
Hedge trimmers
Seeding

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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