Professional Landscape and Sustainability Operative City and Guilds Level 2

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 11 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Professional Landscape and Sustainability Operative City and Guilds Level 2

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If you are wishing to follow a career in sustainable horticulture and landscaping you’ll need a range of skills including; scientific knowledge of plants, soil, pest and diseases and a wide variety of practical skills such as planting, pruning and hard landscaping, including the use of equipment such as mowers, strimmers, sprayers, tractors and even mini diggers.

Our City and Guilds Level 2 course will give you all the in-depth knowledge and practical skills you need to start your career, progress on to the Level 3 Advanced Plant Science and Landscape Design Diploma and then have the option of continuing on to university study with one of our degrees at the iconic Eden Project.

The course is a full-time college course with four days in college plus work experience.

LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 11 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

Plant and soil science: An introduction into the basic botany of plants and the overview of soils and their use.

Establish and maintain plants: This unit involves ground preparation, planting, pruning, hedge cutting, plant propagation and other maintenance skills

Landscape Surfaces: A practical unit which develops skills in paving and setting out features such as hedges and garden ponds/wildlife areas. Use and maintenance of machinery including petrol and electric mowers, leaf blowers, strimmers and tractors. The hard landscaping tasks may even require the use of mini diggers. Students will completed their PA1 spraying certificate and other competencies on this course.

Plant Propagation: This unit covers all aspects of plant propagation including seeds, cuttings and an introduction to micro propagation in our specialist micro propagation unit.

Plant Nomenclature: This will give an introduction to plant naming and identification of a range of plants, trees and shrubs.

Plant selection: Choose the correct plant for the correct place – know what to plant where depending on location, soil type, and proximity to wind and the coast.

Entry requirements

Level 2 courses require 5 GCSEs at grade 3 to 4 including GCSEs in English and maths with a grade 3 in one and a grade 4 in the other.

Work experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out 150 hours of work experience in a related industry.

Progression

Level 2 Progression is on to our Level 3 Advanced Plant Science and Landscape Design Diploma or go into employment.

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Plant and soil science: An introduction into the basic botany of plants and the overview of soils and their use.

Establish and maintain plants: This unit involves ground preparation, planting, pruning, hedge cutting, plant propagation and other maintenance skills

Landscape Surfaces: A practical unit which develops skills in paving and setting out features such as hedges and garden ponds/wildlife areas. Use and maintenance of machinery including petrol and electric mowers, leaf blowers, strimmers and tractors. The hard landscaping tasks may even require the use of mini diggers. Students will completed their PA1 spraying certificate and other competencies on this course.

Plant Propagation: This unit covers all aspects of plant propagation including seeds, cuttings and an introduction to micro propagation in our specialist micro propagation unit.

Plant Nomenclature: This will give an introduction to plant naming and identification of a range of plants, trees and shrubs.

Plant selection: Choose the correct plant for the correct place – know what to plant where depending on location, soil type, and proximity to wind and the coast.

Level 2 courses require 5 GCSEs at grade 3 to 4 including GCSEs in English and maths with a grade 3 in one and a grade 4 in the other.

As part of your course you will be required to carry out 150 hours of work experience in a related industry.

Level 2 Progression is on to our Level 3 Advanced Plant Science and Landscape Design Diploma or go into employment.

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


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  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - 11 September 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £1708.50
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