City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Qualifications in Horticulture :: Riseholme College

Course: City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Qualifications in Horticulture

Department: Horticulture

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

The horticulture sector is made up of many diverse industries delivering the science, art, technology and business of ‘growing plants’. The careers within horticulture are varied and range from crop production (fruit, vegetables, flowers, trees and shrubs and glasshouse crops), to landscaping, garden design and sports turf. Horticulture has a massive part to play in the future for our planet and the living things on it. From the food we eat, the sports we play, caring for the conservation of our environment, and the creation of beautiful spaces.

How To Apply

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

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Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent, including English and Maths, or a relevant Level 1 qualification. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

Brett Dunham-Vance

Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in Horticulture

Brett had a number of jobs after completing his GCSEs, including agency and factory work, but decided he wanted to improve his career prospects by studying horticulture at Riseholme College.