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Horticulture Level 1

Shipley College
Course summary
33 weeks
Next available date: Contact for dates - Shipley
Vocational & College Courses

Course description

Horticulture Level 1: This is an excellent starting point if you are completely new to Horticulture. You gain a good working knowledge by combining practical projects with some classroom based study. Learn how to prepare soil, grow & care for plants, plant them out, maintain them and look after tools & machinery. You spend up to two days gaining vital work experience. You also gain personal & social development skills which help you with your studies and finding a job, plus essential Functional Skills qualifications in maths, English and ICT. As part of the Foundation Learning offer, this course gives you an introduction to lots of other subject options as well as Horticulture. You will need safety boots and warm clothes for working outdoors.

Suitability - Who should attend?

� 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or above in both English & maths.� We will do an assessment to find out which course level is right for you.� A positive attitude, be physically fit and have an enthusiasm for practical outdoor work.� You will be invited to a �taster� session to find out more about the cours.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Non-accredited external qualification

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Contact info

Shipley College

Shipley College, Salt Building, Victoria Road, Saltaire
BD18 3LQ


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