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Horticulture & Landscape Supervisor Apprenticeship

Level 3

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Key Info

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


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Apprenticeship
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 are 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.

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

You will need four GCSEs at grade 4 including English and maths, as well as an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice.

  Assessment

You will be assessed by via 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

After completing this apprenticeship you can go on to one of our degrees in partnership with the Eden Project or employment in the horticulture industry.

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# Horticulure # Apprenticeship # Conservation # hort2021

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.

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