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Training Directory: Botany and Horticulture Longer Courses

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Botany and Horticulture Longer Training Courses


Courses longer than 10 days in length providing specialist training in botanical subjects covers everything from practical vegetable gardening to research into crop production.

Level 1 Practical Skills for Gardening & Horticulture at Kingston Maurward College

Combining a mixture of theory and practical, this is a very hands-on qualification ideally suited to someone who is new to the subject and wishes to investigate a career in horticulture and perhaps study further.

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Level 2 Commercial Gardening & Landscaping at Kingston Maurward College

Horticulture is a local, national and global industry that needs more people and this course is an ideal entry point for school leavers. It is designed to build on your natural enthusiasm and give you a broad understanding of the basic principles and practices of horticulture whilst working and studying in the Kingston Maurward College Grade 2 listed gardens.

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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 Certificate in Community Orcharding at The Orchard Project

On this course you’ll learn everything you need to know about designing, planting and managing vibrant and healthy community orchards. You will benefit from our expert team of experienced orchardists who have already helped 75 students gain the Level 3 Certificate.

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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horticulture at Kingston Maurward College

This two year course is equivalent to 3 A Levels and is an ideal qualification for school leavers and mature students to learn horticulture at a higher level. It enables those who already have some experience to develop expertise in a wide range of subjects relevant to the industry. Using our fantastic campus facilities, including modern glasshouses, you will gain a broad understanding in a range of horticultural subjects including applied plant science, turf management and garden design.

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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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RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture at Royal Horticultural Society

Horticultural courses have been awarded by the RHS since 1893 and are widely recognised and respected within the industry. Level 2 is ideal those looking to pursue a career in horticulture.

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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 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture at Royal Horticultural Society

Horticultural courses have been awarded by the RHS since 1893 and are widely recognised and respected within the industry. Level 3 is designed for horticultural professionals wishing to further their career or specialise.

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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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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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If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.

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