Skills for Independence and Work in Horticulture

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Start Date: 4 September 2023
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: Adults
Level: Entry Level
Location: Enfield Centre
CAREER PROSPECTS

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course is designed for adults with learning difficulties and additional needs. You will develop skills for independence as well as working on a variety of Horticulture projects in the SEND Garden at CONEL. This course will guide you from the very beginnings of the horticulture journey to the end point at which we consume or sell the fruits of our labour.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

You will:

  • Learn about the various ways we grow crops and flowers
  • Learn and then participate in garden maintenance and general housekeeping of our SEND garden area
  • Learn how to maintain garden tools to ensure they function with purpose
  • Enterprise activity – You will work towards the end goal of either selling or using the items grown

WHAT WILL I NEED?

There are no qualifications required but an Initial Assessment will be carried to ensure course appropriateness. Proof of support needs and/or previous support received.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed through a variety of methods based on course requirements and individual needs.

For example:

  • Observations
  • Workbooks
  • Practical activities
  • Questioning
  • Peer feedback

Throughout the course, you will be gathering evidence/information in each unit. There are different methods that evidence can be gathered to meet individual needs.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will prepare you for employment or further study in this field. 

NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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