Horticulture, Landscaping & Sports Turf
Horticulture Level 3
This qualification provides a route to employment in professional horticulture by developing essential horticultural skills and assessing knowledge of the principles underpinning horticultural practices and supports career developments for those already working in the profession. It also provides a foundation for further horticultural training.
All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade 4/5 in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.
Those wishing to gain employment within the horticulture industry or undertake higher level studies.
At Merrist Wood we have over thirty years experience in providing specialist training in landscape construction and amenity horticulture. Practical work is carried out in our dedicated landscape workshops and the extensive college grounds under the direction of skilled and experienced tutors from the industry.