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City & Guilds Award in Practical Horticulture – Sustainable Food Growing

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   60 hours over 10 weeks.
Course Code   10002-PCF,10002-PCF-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   26/04/2022
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00


Course Type   Adult
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   25/04/2023
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

An Award in Practical Horticulture Skills is for adult learners (19+) and adults getting started in the horticulture industry. Or you might be working in a horticulture job and want to improve your skills. You don't need any previous experience or a current work placement. Taking place at Plotgate Community Farm, on the edge of the Somerset levels near Glastonbury, this course is primarily practical, and backed up by theory and discussion. It covers seasonal aspects of food growing, including fundamental practical skills in horticulture.
Plotgate Community Farm www.plotgatecommunityfarm.org is a co-operative, in the hands of its members, committed to truly sustainable food produced with a spirit of low-carbon innovation all year round.

  What You Will Learn

Assessments are mostly practical, with some short ‘question and answer’ work during the Tuesday 10am-4pm course days
This level will suit you if you've developed a real interest in Horticulture and want to either progress into work, progress from Level 1 to other related horticulture qualifications, or if you have a passion for learning more about horticulture and developing your skills and knowledge further.

  Entry Requirements

None.

  Assessment

Practical.

  Progression

Level 3 Horticulture

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# Horticulture # Grow # Vegetables # Garden # Plant # Adult

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