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Brooksby Melton College

BMC is a leading provider or Further Education in the East Midlands, offering a wide selection of full-time programmes and short courses. BMC’s specialist land-based campus at Brooksby, with its industry-expert tutors and state-of-the-art facilities, is perfect for those who wish to gain the necessary skills for a career in the environmental industries.

Long Courses

Level 3 Countryside & Environmental Management’ at Brooksby Melton College

This course covers a range of countryside skills. You will also look at conservation, wildlife and habitat management.

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Level 2 Horticulture at Brooksby Melton College

The course covers a selection of topics and tasks, as well as providing sound knowledge and an appreciation of various horticultural concepts. It uses continuous assessment involving practical skills assessments, assignments, projects and plant identification assessments.

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Level 3 Horticulture at Brooksby Melton College

The course will widen your knowledge and give you the opportunity to enter the professional horticulture industry. The course has a strong focus on producing professionals with a blend of science, botany, design and business. There are also opportunities to showcase your work and work to professional briefs.

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Floristry Part 3 at Brooksby Melton College

Range of start dates (please refer to BMC website) This course is the ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in floristry. The course is practical and hands on, with demonstrations each week from the tutor. This course will take place over five weeks, one evening a week.

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Floristry Part 1 at Brooksby Melton College

Range of start dates (please refer to BMC website) This course is the ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in floristry. The course is practical and hands on, with demonstrations each week from the tutor. This course will take place over five weeks, one evening a week. 

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Level 3 Floristry at Brooksby Melton College

A full-time, 1 year course running over 2 days per week, this course is the ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in floristry. This Level 3 Floristry course is designed to prepare students for work in the Floristry industry, or to enable students to run their own Floristry business. Starts September.

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RHS Level 3 Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting at Brooksby Melton College

This course expands and builds upon the ornamental and landscaping knowledge gained at our level Royal Horticultural Society Level 2 certificate in the Principles of Horticulture, next course starting September 2018

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Level 1 Practical Countryside Skills at Brooksby Melton College

This course is an introductory course which aims to give students a solid grounding in general Countryside Skills. This course will prepare students so that they are able to go on to study higher level land-based courses. This course starts in September

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RHS Level 2 Principles of Horticulture at Brooksby Melton College

An introduction to the wide range of ornamental plants used in the garden, elementary design, growing fruit and vegetables, understanding soils, dealing with commonly occurring plant problems and how to propagate new plants. 1 day per week over 10 months

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RHS Level 3 Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propogation at Brooksby Melton College

This course expands and builds upon the applied sciences and knowledge of processes gained on RHS Level 2. 1 day per week over 10 months

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Floristry Part 2 at Brooksby Melton College

Range of start dates (please refer to BMC website) This course is the ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in floristry. The course is practical and hands on, with demonstrations each week from the tutor. This course will take place over five weeks, one evening a week. 

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Level 2 Countryside & Environmental Management at Brooksby Metlon College

If you’re interested in practical land management, habitat conservation and ecology, a BMC Countryside and Environmental Management course is perfect for you! This course provides a practical focus, combining theory with hands-on experience on the 850 acre Brooksby Estate.

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Level 2 Agriculture at Brooksby Melton College

BMC has a rich heritage as a leading provider of agricultural courses in the East Midlands. For generations, students have gained excellent experience on our 850 acre estate and mixed-use farm, getting hands-on training in every aspect of farming.

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Level 3 Agriculture at Brooksby Melton College

BMC has a rich heritage as a leading provider of agricultural courses in the East Midlands. For generations, students have gained excellent experience on our 850 acre estate and mixed-use farm, getting hands-on training in every aspect of farming.

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Short Courses

Various Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides (Boom Sprayer Applicator) PA2 2 Days

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Completion of the assessment will give individuals a lifetime qualification and the commercial licence for the relevant units completed. This course would benefit anyone already working or considering working in a horticulture environment, agriculture or anywhere pesticides may need to be implemented.

Various Level 2 Using Pesticides Safely (PA1 & PA6) 2 Days

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College 01664 855444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk c-js.info/2eNnMLB

The PA1 unit is a theory based course and covers the legislation, health and safety requirements, precautions, product label information and safe handling and use of pesticides. The PA6A practical unit covers the handling and safe use of pesticides using knapsack sprayers.

Various Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (CS31) 3.5 Days

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College 01664 855 444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This course will further expand on your knowledge gained by the CS30 course (City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting). This course will take you onto felling trees up to 380mm in diameter, including performing tree operations using hand tools.

Various Basic Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting Training Course 2 Days

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College 01664 855 444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This course covers safety features, preparing the chainsaw for use with correct fuel and lubrication and cross cutting timber accurately. This unit must be completed before progressing on to further chainsaw courses.

Various Level 2 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA4S and G) 2 Days

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby Melton College 01664 855 444 shortcourses@BrooksbyMelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This course would benefit anyone already working or considering working in a horticulture environment, agriculture or anywhere pesticides may need to be implemented.

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