If you want to be a gardener, maintain sports turf as a greenkeeper or groundsperson or work in a park, historical garden or garden centre the Level 2 Horticulture could be the course for you. This work related course will develop your knowledge, practical and technical skills to work within the horticultural industry.
On this course you will learn about:
4 GCSEs at A*- D grades (or acceptable alternatives)including English Language.
Horticulture Level 2 is assessed by on-going practical assessments throughout the year and a portfolio assessment.
Successful completion of this course could lead to our Horticulture Level 3 course or an alternative land-based course such as Environmental Conservation or one of our horticulture related apprenticeship programmes.
Horticulture is a growth industry in the Sheffield area, with many jobs currently being created. The qualifications offered by The Sheffield College will give you the knowledge required to develop a career in the industry or go on to study further related qualifications.
Career opportunities could include working in garden centres, landscape gardening, green keeping and grounds maintenance, parks/historical gardens or retail gardening outlets.
Staff and Facilities:
You will learn from staff with a range of horticulture qualifications and backgrounds and have the opportunity to work with local employers or voluntary organisations in the area. The excellent facilities, which have been constructed during 2014, include the latest industry standard workshops, new fully automated glasshouses, horticultural equipment and machinery.