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Introduction

Anyone who is not in full-time education and above 16

years of age can become an apprentice. The Horticulture Apprenticeship is suitable for anyone who performs the following jobs:

  • Gardener

  • Landscaper

  • Nursery worker

  • Fruit and vegetable production worker

  • Machinery operator

  • Greenkeeper

  • Groundsperson

What do I need?

You must already be working within the Industry. Candidate will need to achieve Entry Level 3 at English initial assessment and Entry Level 3 at Maths initial assessment.

How is the course taught?

Workshops one day per week with assessment and observations in the workplace. You will study the following:

1. The main qualification that assesses competence in

work situations

2. A knowledge qualification that demonstrates an

appropriate level of understanding about the area of work

3. Key/Functional Skills - which ensure that appropriate

standards in English, Maths and Information Technology

are met

4. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) -

awareness of the rights and responsibilities that are

essential in the workplace

5. Development of Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

(PLTS) - that are essential in all workplaces such as

effective participators, self managers, independent

enquirers, creative thinkers, reflective learners and team

workers.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is carried out by practical observation, oral questioning, portfolio development

What does it lead to?

You could progress to Level 3 qualifications and apprenticeships.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date
Tottenham Centre 1 Aug 2013 - 31 Jul 2014

Course Code: AP2NHORW / 3DA11A

Information on course fees

Age 16-18:
Free

If you are over 18, fees may apply:

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

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