Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in Horticulture :: Bishop Burton College

Course: Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in Horticulture

Department: Horticulture

Type: Apprenticeship

Duration: 16 to 36 months

The Course

As an apprentice you will have a job and earn a wage whilst building up knowledge and skills within the horticulture industry. These apprenticeships are a framework of qualifications made up of a Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture, Functional Skills (English and Maths), Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).

Units You May Study

  • Levelling and preparing sites for landscaping
  • Establishing decorative amenity areas
  • Maintaining the condition of sports turf surfaces
  • Planning and renovating planted areas
  • Safe use and application of pesticides.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

Entry Requirements

For the Intermediate Apprenticeship, you must have GCSE English and Maths at grade E or 3 or equivalent. For the Advanced Apprenticeship, you must have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Horticulture and have GCSE English and Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalent. For both levels, you must also pass an initial assessment, secure work as an apprentice and have one satisfactory reference. 

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