Level 1 Diploma in Practical Horticultural Skills (Full-Time)

Course Overview

The Level 1 Diploma in Practical Horticultural Skills is a Full-time Further Education course designed for students with little or no previous experience of the horticulture / gardening industry, but would like to learn how to become a gardener / horticulturist. This is located in the Catering, Hospitality and Agriculture (CHA) department.

It combines classwork and practical work, looking at a wide range of skills needed for employment in the horticulture/gardening industry.

  • Entry Requirements

    No formal entry requirements (interview). We welcome applications from mature students.

  • Career Prospects

    This is the ideal course from which to enter into one of the many career paths within horticulture. Alternatively, it could be used as a stepping stone to further studies.

  • Course Modules

    A practical based course to develop your gardening/horticulture skills

  • Assessment

    Portfolio of evidence

  • Additional Costs

    There will be some additional course-related costs.

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Neath College

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Brecon Beacons College

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