Practical Horticulture Skills Level 1

Course Type Adult Learning
Qualification Level 1
Start Date April 2021
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Practical Horticulture Skills

If you have an interest or desire to work outdoors then this qualification will provide you with a practical introduction to horticulture skills. Whether you are new to gardening or considering a career change, this course will provide you with the basics you require to get started.If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What will I learn?
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Prepare for sowing or planting Prepare soil and apply organic mulch How to water a bed, border or area of plants in containers Plant flower bulbs for naturalisation or bedding Care for a planted area Propagate (multiply plants) by stem cuttings

Course Applications

Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks Fees Apply/Enrol today
CT1PHS1P Paignton Campus 12/04/2021 - 16/07/2021 - 13 Apply Enquire

This course costs: £683.00

“Colin has spent 25 years working in the motorcycle industry starting his career as an apprentice working right through to owning his own motorcycle dealership and has a broad range of knowledge both from experience in the workshops and a wealth of manufacturer training. He came to South Devon College with a strong desire to share his knowledge and teach the next generation the skills and knowledge needed to start a lifelong career in this sector.”Colin Price

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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