Work-based Horticulture NPTC Level 2 Diploma
This course is an assessment of work-based learning within your industry sector and benefits from the amazing practical facilities offered at Shuttleworth College.
You will need at least three GCSEs, grades A*-D (including maths and English), or alternatively an equivalent Level 1 qualification supported by good references and a minimum of Functional Skills at Level 1 in English and maths.
This course will be delivered and assessed in the work place. The aim of the course is to assess knowledge acquired through working in industry rather than through formal classroom sessions.
- Principles of plant science
- Principles of soil science
- Work-related experience
- Establishing and maintaining plants outdoors
- Introduction to land-based machinery operations
- Understanding the principles of sports and amenity turf maintenance
- Participating in propagation techniques.
(Please note: there may be minor changes to the units listed.) A complete list of units are available depending on your pathway and you will also study Health & Safety.
Observation and written/knowledge evidence.
Funding informationThis course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/concessions