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Full Time Horticulture Skills for Working Life

The Manchester College

Other Qualifications , Horticulture

Course Description

Horticulture Skills for Working Life Qualification type Diploma What are the aims of this course? This qualification will give you opportunities to develop an understanding of horticulture and gardening. You will develop practical skills that will benefit you if taking up employment in these areas. The experience and knowledge you will gain will be in both outdoor and indoor horticultural activities. What are the areas covered by this course? Areas studied include: - Career opportunities in horticulture and gardening - Health and safety in the work environment - Recognising plants - Growing and producing plants from seed and cuttings - Plant maintenance and watering - Maintaining lawns and controlling weeds What qualifications do I need to do this course? No qualifications are required but you will need to complete an initial assessment to ensure the course is at the right level of course for you. How is the course assessed? The course is assessed by observation of practical work, written assessments, verbal assessments and a portfolio of evidence. Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course? On successful completion of the course you will be awarded an NPTC/City & Guilds Skills for Working Life Diploma in Horticulture at Entry Level 3. What will I be able to go on to do after I've completed this course? On successful completion of the programme, you will be able to progress to level 1 programmes in land-based studies, such as floristry or horticulture. Advice on opportunities for further study will be provided during your course. What are the career opportunities? This course can lead to entry into careers in horticulture, gardening and floristry. Specialist careers advice will be available from our Advice and Guidance Team throughout your course. Location Northenden Campus Attendance Full time As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail. Course length : 1 Year(s) Level : Entry

Horticulture Skills for Working Life Qualification type Diploma What are the aims of this course? This qualification will give you opportunities to develop an understanding of horticulture and gardening. You will develop practical skills that will benefit you if taking up employment in these areas. The experience and knowledge you will gain will be in both outdoor and indoor horticultural...

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