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Level 3 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture (Landscaping)

Formerly known as an NVQ, and taking place in the workplace at a suitable time arranged with your assessor, this course builds on the competencies gained at Level 2 with students benefiting from a blend of theory and practical assessments all aimed at maximising their potential. Designed to provide craft-level skills to students already in the amenity horticulture sector, you will study the principles of landscape evaluation and design, hard landscape construction and basic management of materials and labour. You will be responsible for much of your own learning and evidence generation with the assessor providing guidance where necessary.

Course Duration:

Full Time

Course Content:

  • Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security
  • Communicate information within the organisation
  • Maintain and store records within the workplace
  • Estimate and programme resource requirements for landscaping
  • Specify the maintenance of landscapes
  • Monitor landscape maintenance and inspect landscape features and facilities

Plus optional units relevant to the industry within which the candidate works.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence, practical assessments, projects and assignments.

Entry Requirements:

Students must be in a position of responsibility within the industry and possess the Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture (Level 2) qualification

Progression Routes:

Successful students can progress their career with their employer.

Location

Workplace

Apprenticeships

We offer intermediate apprenticeships, advanced apprenticeships and fee-paying routes into agriculture and horticulture. These qualifications, whch are recongised by Lantra, can be tailored to suit the employer and their needs. Apprenticeships are available to students in suitable employment who are aged between 16-18 years old (fully funded) or 19-24 years old (with an employer contribution towards the cost of tuition).

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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