Part Time Certificate in Horticulture - Land Based Studies- Horticulture (06)

Abingdon and Witney College

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  • Vocational qualification
  • Hailey
  • Duration:
    33 Weeks
Description

Providing an introduction to a career in gardening you will develop your practical skills and knowledge of horticulture with this level 1 certificate. Your studies will include propagation, establishment and maintenance of plants, use and maintenance of tools and equipment. In addition you will learn how to work safely and effectively and develop your own performance. you will have the.

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Requirements: No specific entry requirements but it would be advantageous if candidates have studied at entry level 3 orhave 3 GCSEs at grade G or above

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Starts Location
On request
Hailey
Witney, OX29 9UU, Oxfordshire, England
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Course programme


Cert in Land Based Studies (Hort)
  • Subject area:Floristry, Flower Arranging & Horticulture
  • Subject:Horticulture
  • Course type:Part time


Course description
Providing an introduction to a career in gardening you will develop your practical skills and knowledge of horticulture with this level 1 certificate. Your studies will include propagation, establishment and maintenance of plants, use and maintenance of tools and equipment. In addition you will learn how to work safely and effectively and develop your own performance. you will have the opportunity to work in a realistic horticulture setting

Final award
NPTC level One Certificate in Land-Based Studies (Horticulture)

Entry requirements
No specific entry requirements but it would be advantageous if candidates have studied at entry level 3 orhave 3 GCSEs at grade G or above

Career steps
Full time employment within the horticulture industry or progression to a level 2 qualification, either as a modern apprentice (NVQ 2) or as a full time student on a National Certificate in Horticulture.

Additional information
This is a very practical course supported by some theory sessions to help students build a portfolio of evidence. There are seven units which are assessed by a combination of practical and some written tasks. Units include Safe and Effective working practices, Developing performance, Practical Experience, Propagation of Plants, Establishment of Plants, maintenance of Plants and Use, Transport and Maintain Tools and Equipment. There are also 2 short multiple choice tests which are taken towards the end of the course. Student will need to provide basic personal protective equipment such as steel toe-capped boots and wet weather gear

Code Campus Duration Start date Day(s) Times Fees
EPSF301P Common Leys Farm Campus 33 weeks 18 Sep 2009 Friday 9:15am â€" 4:30pm £829

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