About this course
This course may be studied over one year full-time or one day per week over two years. It provides students with a wide range of basic skills in horticulture. Students are taught mainly through practical based tuition in the ornamental gardens, woodlands, glasshouses and sports turf areas on campus. Work experience is an essential part of the programme.
Note: This course is offered in Greenmount Campus only.
- Normally two Grade Cs or three Grade Ds at GCSE, including English and Mathematics. Students who have not attained a Grade C or above in English and Mathematics at GCSE or an equivalent qualification have to complete Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy.
- Applicants must also demonstrate that they have a minimum of 40 hours of work experience in horticulture, which can be acquired prior to leaving school.