These courses have been developed to allow progression from other Foundation Studies courses, as well as direct from school, and will improve your skills and knowledge in the chosen option.
- Preparing for work
- Personal and social development
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
There is the option to progress to one of the college’s more advanced courses on completion of this course.
Work as a floristry assistant, gardener, vegetable grower, horticultural worker, grounds person and many more.
A passion for the subject and one satisfactory reference is needed.
NPTC Entry Level 2 and 3 Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Skills For Working Life (Plants)
Ricky has always loved gardening and is determined to make a career of it. He plans to progress onto the level three programme at Bishop Burton College.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: I really enjoy being at the College and I have learned a lot about plants during my time here. It is a friendly College with nice, understanding staff.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: We do a lot of fun and different activities and go on some very interesting trips.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: When I have completed by studies at Bishop Burton College I really want to work as a gardener.