Course: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture

Department: Horticulture

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This is a work-related course where you will learn by completing projects and assignments based in realistic workplace situations. It covers all the basic knowledge and skills needed to work in this industry.

What You Study

  • Amenity and decorative horticulture
  • Introduction to biology
  • Introduction to land-based machinery operation
  • Plant production
  • The horticulture industry and organisations
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D or 3 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. One satisfactory reference is also needed.