Horticulture Level 1
To study this course, you must have basic communication skills although there are no formal prior qualifications required. You will benefit from having some experience of working in the garden and using basic tools and equipment.
There are a series of 10 week Courses from 09:30 – 3.30 places are free but limited to 6 per course.
For further information contact 0191 643 2288.
On this course you will undertake Level 1 qualification in Practical Horticulture Skills. You will be instructed in the safe use of gardening equipment and the personal protective equipment required for each piece
Working in a practical gardening environment your skills will be assessed throughout the course through products of work, questioning and tutor observations. You will be expected to complete an evidence-based portfolio for the qualification. This will require some classroom based work where you will work to build a file of evidence to prove competency.
Health and Safety is paramount in this course and you will learn how to use basic equipmentand the appropriate personal protective equipment required for each.
You could progress onto a trade-specific course at Level 2.