Level 2 Diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills (59009)

What topics are covered by the course?

What you will Study

Units that you will study include: Prepare ground or area for planting Plant out container-grown plants Plant a tree Care for a planted area Plant a container for seasonal display Plant out plants in rows by hand Propagate plants indoors from seed Sow seeds outdoors by hand Propagate by grafting Propagate plants by stem cuttings Produce a garden design/produce a planting plan


How you will Learn

For the equivalent of two days a week you will be working on the practical elements of the course where you will learn by building skills and professional techniques and knowledge working on developing and maintaining college grounds. You will be required to work as a team and develop your own personal skills as well as gain an understanding of background theory that you can put into practice. You will also develop your skills in maths and English delivered by specialist staff. There will also be an opportunity to complete a period of work experience.

Who should attend?

Entry Requirements
5 GCSEs at A*-D (or new grade 9-3)
OR
Level 1 Horticulture qualification

What will I be able to do on completion?

For each of the units there will be a practical observation and some short questions to answer.

How will I be assessed?

Some of the assessments will be observations which may be confirmed with witness statements. There will be a workbook which is completed on an on-going basis. You may also be required to work from job sheets, answer written questions and take part in professional discussions.Theory elements may involve separate written work to be completed.

Standard Information

Venue Castleford Campus
Programme Level Level 2
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date September
Day of Week Monday - Friday
Day/Evening Day
Awarding Body City & Guilds

Guide Price: Please contact us for details.

Delivery: Other
Category: Horticulture Agriculture & Animal Care »
Duration: 1 year
Qualification: Level 2 Diploma in Paractical Horticulture Skills

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