This two year part-time City & Guilds Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Work-based Horticulture course develops the practical skills and underpinning knowledge related to working in the sports turf sector. It is specifically aimed at people employed in maintaining sports turf and is ideal for those who have already completed a Level 2 qualification in sports turf and wish to further develop their career. On completion of this course, students receive a Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Horticulture.
The main areas of study are:
Irrigation and soil drainage
Management of golf surfaces or winter games surfaces
Plant and soil science (core subject)
- Sports turf construction
Progression opportunities and career destinations
This course may provide students with an opportunity to progress onto a Foundation Degree programme where a specific sports turf pathway is offered.