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Horticulture Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture
Delivery Mode   Work-based
Duration   1 - 2 Years

Dates & Locations

Location   Duchy College Rosewarne
Start Date   As required


If you are passionate about plants and fascinated by ­flowers then a career in horticulture is the right choice for you and an apprenticeship is a great way to earn money while learning new skills at the same time. There is a wide range of careers available in this sector including employment in garden retailing, plant nurseries, edibles production, landscaping, parks and gardens, and turf care. Our apprenticeships are designed to help you focus your skills and decide which career path is best for you.

An apprenticeship will allow you to earn money while you are studying. In order to start your apprenticeship in horticulture you can either join our Level 3 apprenticeship, depending on your GCSE results, or you can choose one of our Level 2 courses.

Horticulture has a huge part to play in our day-to-day lives, from the fruit and vegetables that we eat to the turf we play
sports on, all the way through to the flowers that we plant in our gardens and use to brighten up our homes. All of these areas offer a wide range of careers, no matter which branch of horticulture inspires you.

For more information please visit: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/landscape-horticulture-supervisor/

  What You Will Learn

You will choose from a pathway of either horticulture, landscaping, production horticulture or parks, gardens and green spaces.

  Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 including English and maths, as well as an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice.

  Assessment

To complete the course, there will be an assessment day (End Point Assessment) where you will be required to carry out a range of practical tasks, complete a multiple choice question paper and have a professional discussion with the assessor confirming your knowledge and understanding of the industry and your job role.

Throughout the course you will be required to keep a learning journal, which is a diary of your work-based experiences and activities. There will also be the creation of a plant portfolio and Supervisory studies project.

  Progression

University study with one of our degrees in partnership with the Eden Project or employment in the horticulture industry.

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