Award,Certificate Diploma City & Guilds 7573-02 Level 2 Practical Horticultural Skills 19 +

College

Hull

Qualifications required

Minimum requirement Level 1 in Maths and English.Level 1 Horticultural programme. A keen interest in Horticulture is required, plus a willingness to engage in practical activities.

Course Length

Certificate: 13 weeks Diploma: 15 weeks

Venue

East Hull Centre for Horticulture

Session Time

9.30 am - 3.30 pm

Days Running

Monday and Tuesday

Start Date

Monday 7 September 2015

Course Length

6 hours

Award,Certificate Diploma City & Guilds 7573-02 Level 2 Practical Horticultural Skills 19 +

Description

This is a practical based City & Guilds course in general Horticulture.

Units are assessed by observation of practical tasks in accordance with City & Guilds criteria.

Units cover a variety of skills areas including, Amenity, Production and Landscaping Horticulture.

Examples:


Pruning
Plant Nutrition
Machinery Maintenance
Propagation
Plant Production
Soil Cultivation

The course is primarily practically based but backed up by indepth theory sessions which explore the reasons behind the practices and develops Horticultural knowledge and understanding.

Students will carry out a series of Horticultural tasks and activities, at our
specialist Horticultural unit off Portobello Street and at our Queen’s Garden site.

Working in a real practical environment and thus gaining realistic experience of the Horticultural industry.

Course Progression is based on accumulation of credits.  With a total of 37 credits needed to achieve the full Diploma.

These are made up of both core and optional units with certificates being issued by City & Guilds at completion of each stage.

This means that the Certificate and Diploma can be carried out as standalone levels.

Progression

Employment

Employment with training

Apprenticeship

Additional Information

Karl Greaves/Pete Richardson
East Hull Centre for Horticulture
Portobello Street
Nursery Grove
Hull
HU9 5XT

Tel: 01482 591418
or

email

karl.greaves@hull-college.ac.uk
peter.richardson@hull-college.ac.uk

To apply for this course, please contact Hull College

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