This is a two year part-time City & Guilds Level 3 Work-based Diploma in Horticulture course. It is specifically aimed at people maintaining parks and open spaces and those offering professional landscape maintenance services. On completion of this course, students receive a Level 3 Work-based Diploma in Horticulture.
The main areas of study are:
- Constructing hard landscape features
- Estimate resources and manage areas
Plant use and knowledge
Pruning trees and shrubs
- Site analysis and marking out
- Turf establishment
Progression opportunities and career destinations
This course may provide students with an opportunity to progress onto a Foundation Degree programme, where a specific landscape pathway is offered.