Level 1 Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills

St Helens College
In St Helens

£200
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Typology Course
Level Beginner
Location St helens
Duration 6 Months
Start January
  • Course
  • Beginner
  • St helens
  • Duration:
    6 Months
  • Start:
    January
Description

You'll be learning about all aspects of horticulture on this course, including how to grow plants from seeds, landscaping, looking after turf, and using tools and equipment.

It will give you your first taste of what working in horticulture is like, as you look after the green areas in and around St Helens College, Sherdley Park and Walton Hall Gardens.

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

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What I would highlight: The course is free. The teacher is very knowledgeable and allows you to learn at your own pace. I enyoyed meeting other people.
What could be improved: There was nothing about the course that I found negative or that I didnt like.
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What you'll learn on the course

Horticulture
Agricultural Science
Plant Science
Diseases
Plants
Horticulture
Strimmers
Hedge trimmers
Vegetative
Turf
Cultivator
Horticulture machinery
Eeds
Landscaping

Course programme

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Maintaining health and safety working practices
  • Assisting with establishing plants
  • Assisting with maintaining plants

In addition to the above, you will also have the opportunity to choose from the following:

  • Assisting with propagation of plants by seed
  • Assisting with propagation of plants by vegetative methods
  • Assisting with identifying the presence of and controlling common pests and diseases
  • Maintaining turf
  • Use of horticulture machinery i.e. strimmers, cultivator, hedge trimmers

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