Horticulture & Landscape Operative Intermediate Apprenticeship

QUALIFICATION
Horticulture Operative Standard Apprenticeship Level 2
LOCATION
Duchy College Rosewarne
Duchy College Rosewarne
START DATE
As required
As required
DURATION
18 To 24 Months
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

Horticulture & Landscape Operative Intermediate Apprenticeship

This course is the perfect starting point for someone who wants to pursue a career in horticulture. With over 300,000 people employed in horticulture in the UK, the industry covers a wide range of general and more specialist careers.

Amenity horticulture – The design, construction, management and maintenance of the plants and facilities within a range of gardens (private, historical, botanic, public parks and green spaces).

Production horticulture – Growing ornamental plants, flower and tree production (including retail nursery outlets) and food production.

Sports turf – its construction and ongoing maintenance.

This course is very much orientated towards providing learners with the building blocks of plant-based practical skills and knowledge, giving you the perfect starting point to your career.

This course is perfect for you if you are starting your career in horticulture or you have completed a one year full-time horticulture course already or A Levels at college.

Alternatively you could already be in employment with a suitable employer and want to increase your knowledge and skills, as well as attaining a recognisable level of educational achievement.

For more information please visit: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/landscape-horticulture-supervisor/  
College is day release and you will have regular one to one visits during work time from your assessor/work coach who will support you with your training and assess your capability throughout the course through assessments. Your employer will also undertake regular appraisals in order to ensure that you are maintaining good progress through the apprenticeship.

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.

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.

The employer must be able to provide the range of on-the-job training required, and this will be assessed at the application stage.

QUALIFICATION
Horticulture Operative Standard Apprenticeship Level 2
LOCATION
Duchy College Rosewarne, Duchy College Rosewarne
START DATE
As required, As required
DURATION
18 To 24 Months
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

What you will learn

This course is very much orientated towards providing learners with the building blocks of plant-based and landscape construction practical skills and knowledge, giving you the perfect starting point to your career.

Entry requirements

Level 3 English and maths. All apprentices will be expected to work toward their Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths at college if grade 4 GCSE or equivalent is not already achieved.

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.

Assessment will be ongoing throughout the duration of the course.

Progression

You will have the chance to progress on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship or a full-time study programme at the college upon sucessfully completing this Horticulture Operative Standard.

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


This course is very much orientated towards providing learners with the building blocks of plant-based and landscape construction practical skills and knowledge, giving you the perfect starting point to your career.

Level 3 English and maths. All apprentices will be expected to work toward their Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths at college if grade 4 GCSE or equivalent is not already achieved.

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. Assessment will be ongoing throughout the duration of the course.

You will have the chance to progress on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship or a full-time study programme at the college upon sucessfully completing this Horticulture Operative Standard.

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now
Share

Course Code 10053-DRW, 10053-DRW-00

Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

Horticulture & Landscape Operative Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 Duchy College Rosewarne Horticulure, Apprenticeship, Conservation, hort2021