Course Details

This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Horticulture is for you if you are looking to start a career within the horticultural sector. The horticulture sector is made up of many diverse industries delivering the science, art, technology and business of ‘growing plants’. The careers within horticulture are varied and range from crop production (fruit, vegetables, flowers, trees & shrubs and glasshouse crops), to landscaping, garden design and sports turf. Horticulture has a massive part to play in the future for our planet and the living things on it. From the food we eat, the sports we play, caring for the conservation of our environment, and the creation of beautiful spaces for our own human and heath & wellbeing. This qualification is suitable if you are 16 years old, or over. You may or may not have any previous knowledge or experience in horticulture.

Entry Requirements


Career options

You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working in a horticultural setting, or progressing to further learning and training in this area such as the Level 3, or into an apprenticeship.

Horticulture Level 2 Technical Certificate

Five highlights

  • 1 Brinsbury has a great reputation for Horticulture
  • 2 Highly qualified and experienced horticulture team
  • 3 Excellent opportunities to take part in practical activities
  • 4 Opportunities to learn skills that will lead to employment
  • 5 Great opportunities for working as part of team

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture


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Course code Location Course length Start date
HOR160BF1A Brinsbury Campus 1 Year 07.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

There are a number of mandatory units which include: Health and safety for the land-based industries, Working in the horticulture industry, Plant naming, identification, selection and science, Establishment and maintenance of plants outdoors, Care, maintenance and use of tools and machinery, Horticulture business skills

How will I be taught?

The course will be delivered in the classroom and around the extensive grounds at Brinsbury

How will I be assessed?

There will be ongoing assessment leading to an examined assignment and two online exams

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