Cornwall College

Horticulture City & Guilds (NPTC) Subsidiary Diploma Level 3

Cornwall College
In St Austell

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Typology A Level
Location St austell
Start Different dates available
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self employment within the industry.2 craft level qualification in Horticulture or related subject, who wishes to further develop a range of skills, knowledge alongside practical application in a range of Horticultural settings. The breadth of subjects covered would be of interest to those interested in plant knowledge, Garden Design, Construction and maintenance, Sustainable Horticulture, crop production, and provides an opportunity to undertake an investigative project in an area of interest to the student.
If you have previous Horticultural experience, and a good general knowledge of plant and soil science, along with a desire to further your knowledge and understanding this course would be of interest.  

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St Austell
Cornwall College St Austell, Tregonissey Road,, PL25 4DJ, Cornwall, England
Starts Different dates available
St Austell
Cornwall College St Austell, Tregonissey Road,, PL25 4DJ, Cornwall, England


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What you'll learn on the course

Skills and Training
Construction Training
Garden Design

Course programme

This Level 3 course builds on the craft level skills and knowledge gained at Level 2 and provides an opportunity to further develop both practical application and supervisory skills within various horticultural settings.

Normall you will have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in Horticulture or have some relevant experience in Horticulture or other Landbased subject.

At Duchy College Rosewarne, just minutes from the centre of Camborne, you will carry out both practical and theory work covering Construction and maintenence of Landscape features, Identification of a range of plants, trees, shrubs and native plants, Selection and use of Ornamental plants, plant and soil science, Maintenace of Timber Landscape features and the Principles and practice of Landscape design and undertake a investigative project.

Students have the opportunity to progress onto Higher Education studying towards a Foundation Degree or BSc in Horiculture with a number of possible pathways including Garden Design and Plantsmanship, Global plant use or Therapeutic Horticulture.

The knowledge and practical skills gained provides a grounding that would assist someone looking to do a career change or seek employment or self employment within the industry.

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