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Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture day-time (College certificate)

The Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture focuses on developing the essential basic horticultural skills. These not only offer opportunities for employment, but also provide the foundation for further skills development at Levels 2 and 3.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Horticulture
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 36
Hours: 3.00
Start: 14/09/2022
Days/Times:
Tuition: £850
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-3-certificate-in-practical-horticulture-day-time-college-certificate
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Course Information for Students

The Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture focuses on developing the essential basic horticultural skills. These not only offer opportunities for employment, but also provide the foundation for further skills development at Levels 2 and 3.

By carefully focusing on key essential skills, it has been possible to develop a practical qualification that can be studied on a part-time basis, either during the day or in the evening. RHS theoretical and practical qualifications are offered separately in order to provide maximum flexibility to candidates, providers and employers. 

You need a Level 2 RHS or equivalent qualification, such as a Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture (Dist) or Subsidiary Diploma at Level 3. 

  • Soil testing
  • Plant propagation
  • Establishing and maintaining a range of different plant forms
  • Plant, weed, pest and disease identification and control
  • Management of green spaces, landscaped areas and ornamental gardens

This course will be delivered on-site.

You will need to provide your own:

  • Steel toe-capped boots
  • Secateurs
  • Knife
  • Writing materials

The course will be assessed throughout its duration to meet RHS criteria.

After the course, students can progress to the HNC in Professional Gardening or complete the Level 3 Garden Planning unit.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Horticultural Trades

£18902

Horticultural Trades

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 22, 2021 3:35 pm