Countryside and Horticulture
The horticulture industry is one of the largest employers in the UK. A career in horticulture could mean anything from a hands on gardener to a research scientist. So if the outdoor life appeals to you, we have the ideal course for you!
A world of creativity
During this one year course you will cover a wide range of countryside, environment and horticulture related subjects.
Building a fantastic future
Your knowledge will be assessed by the use of written reports and essays, discussions, video and voice recordings and by the production of posters and leaflets. Your tutor will also observe your practical skills during the sessions. Thorough feedback is provided to develop your skills and knowledge to industry standards.
Did you know…?
Due to the national skills shortage in horticulture, there is a huge demand for young energetic workers to join the industry. So if you are looking for fantastic employment prospects, an opportunity to be creative and to work outdoors, then look no further – horticulture is for you!
Careers in Countryside and Horticulture include:
Nursery Grower, Landscape Architect, Countryside Recreation, Crop Manager, Botanist, Agronomist, Safety Inspector, Horticultural Therapies, Head Groundsman, Green Keeper, Garden Designer, Park Ranger and many more!
To start YOUR dream career, see below for a list of our courses.