Practical Horticultural Skills NPTC (City & Guilds) Level One Certificate

Thanet College
In Broadstairs

£142
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Broadstairs
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Broadstairs
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

This programme is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to gain practical work experience while working towards a recognised qualification.

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Broadstairs
Ramsgate Road, CT10 1PN, Kent, England
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Starts Different dates available
Location
Broadstairs
Ramsgate Road, CT10 1PN, Kent, England
See map

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

This programme is designed for those with no formal qualifications or those who have already achieved NPTC award in Skills for Working Life. A satisfactory school or College report is required and your suitability for the course is to be demonstrated at interview.

What you'll learn on the course

Horticulture
Crop Science
Forestry

Course programme


Course Overview
This programme is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to gain practical work experience while working towards a recognised qualification.

Course Structure
The programme is delivered over one year with attendance at College and will also include work experience at a local horticulture business or garden centre.


Qualification Aims
City & Guilds/NPTC Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills

Assessments/Examinations
Students will be observed and assessed on practical work undertaken while on placement at the potting shed & at college to ensure that they are competent within the workplace. A portfolio must be compiled and students are expected to gain evidence for their portfolios from a variety of sources.
Students will also be expected to take qualifications in Literacy, Numeracy, ICT, First Aid and Personal Development which are achieved by portfolio completion and or formal examination.

Cost / Equipment
  • £40 Materials
  • £102.50 Registration/certification (registrations and certification is free for students under 19 years)


Students will need to provide suitable protective footwear and waterproof clothing for the practical. It is essential that all candidates have a current Tetanus inoculation for health and safety requirements and it is recommended that you check with your GP whether you require Hepatitis B inoculation. In addition all students will need to provide suitable stationery resources for all theory lessons.

Start Date
Sept 2010

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