City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Qualifications in Horticulture :: Riseholme College

Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Qualifications in Horticulture

Department: Horticulture

Type: 16+

Duration: Two years

The Course

This qualification enables you to gain the core skills and knowledge required for working in horticulture. Sound practical skills are really important when looking to gain employment in horticulture. You will learn how to work safely and prepare and operate a range of equipment and machinery. You will study the fundamentals of plant identification, plant health and protection, controlling pests, diseases, disorders and weeds. 

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 4 or equivalent, including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma. 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.