Covering the principles of plant growth, propagation and development, this course comprises four units covering:
It also develops your plant identification skills.
You need a very keen interest or a Level 2 Practical Certificate in Horticulture.
You will be assessed via set work and methods such as electronic quizzes. There is the use of Microsoft teams for virtual tutorials.
You could consider the RHS Level 2 Garden Planning qualification.
A loving grandfather’s gift of an allotment sowed the seeds of a growing career which is being nurtured by Derby College.
Calum Reeves was just eight when his grandad passed away and he inherited the plot they had spent hours together tending. Now aged 18, Callum has a part-time job as a fruit and vegetable gardener at the National Trust-owned Clumber Park Estate, while working towards his Level 3 Diploma in Horticultural Studies at Broomfield Hall.
Callum has already gained a distinction at Level 2, and his achievements are all the more remarkable given he is dyslexic and left school with no GCSEs.
Without the help of the college I wouldn’t have got this nice job. I would have had no chance if the staff hadn’t been there to help me get my CV together.