• Info on Application
  • 12 Months
  • Approved Certification
  • Bedfordshire

Do you love the idea of working outside? With this course you will be able to learn about – and experience – the practical, creative and job-specific skills needed for a career in Horticulture.

You’ll find out about working with and caring for plants and the soil, maintaining turf as a grounds-keeper, designing gardens/parks and many other skills needed to work in the Horticulture industry.

Course Description
This course covers the practical skills of: landscaping, and construction, laying paving slabs, handling tools & machinery, the preparation of soil, planting & caring for plants and what is needed to design gardens and parks. You will also learn about personal and on-site Health & Safety requirements.

Entry requirements
If you are still at school you need to be aged between 14-16 years.

If you have left school, you must be aged between 16-18 to enter a Study Programme. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but you will be given an informal interview.

Course start dates are flexible.

Level 1 Horticulture Certificate
Level 2 Horticulture Certificate

Your achievements will be assessed during a work placement or in a simulated workplace and you will also have gathered evidence of the work you have done for your Portfolio.

Course length
This course is delivered over one year


15 Doolittle Mill,

Froghall Road,



MK45 2ND,

Tel: 01525 408 080

Web: http://www.developebp.co.uk