Horticulture Diploma

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 11 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Horticulture Diploma

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Plants play an incredibly important role in all our lives by providing us with oxygen and food sources. As a horticulturalist you will need to use your scientific knowledge of plants and soil to grow a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, shrubs, flowers and grass. Our courses will give you all the in-depth knowledge you need to start your career, with the option of continuing on to university study with one of our degrees at the iconic Eden Project.

As a modern horticulturalist 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.

This level 3 course is for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skills and knowledge that will lead to meaningful employment in the horticulture industry. Learners will explore a wide range of industry areas.

This is typically a two year full-time course. It equips you with the core skills and knowledge to enter employment in the horticultural industry. You would take this qualification if you really enjoy the practical aspects of working in a horticultural setting. Employment opportunities that may arise from doing this qualification are very much ‘operative’ roles i.e. hands-on.

LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 11 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

This qualification gives you the opportunity to study a range of specialist, technical and practical skills. The knowledge you learn will build upon the core skills of; safe working practices, equipment and machinery, plant identification, plant health, plant and soil science and maintenance of turf. You can then learn further specialist skills such as; garden design, business management, ponds/water features, alpine displays, tree and shrub maintenance, constructing landscape features such as steps, paths or walls and horticultural crop production.

Entry requirements

Four or more GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and/or maths, or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Work experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

Progression

University study such as our FdSc Horticulture or BSc (Hons) Horticulture (Plant Science) at The Eden Project or employment in the horticulture industry including; production manager, landscape site manager, gardener, grounds maintenance manager, landscaper, garden centre worker.

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.


This qualification gives you the opportunity to study a range of specialist, technical and practical skills. The knowledge you learn will build upon the core skills of; safe working practices, equipment and machinery, plant identification, plant health, plant and soil science and maintenance of turf. You can then learn further specialist skills such as; garden design, business management, ponds/water features, alpine displays, tree and shrub maintenance, constructing landscape features such as steps, paths or walls and horticultural crop production.

Four or more GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and/or maths, or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification.

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

University study such as our FdSc Horticulture or BSc (Hons) Horticulture (Plant Science) at The Eden Project or employment in the horticulture industry including; production manager, landscape site manager, gardener, grounds maintenance manager, landscaper, garden centre worker.

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.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Level - Level 3
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - 11 September 2023
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