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Horticulture Diploma Level 2

Level 2 - Intermediate

Horticulture Diploma Level 2

In the beautiful surroundings of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, gain a qualification that covers the skills needed to progress into the world of work within the horticultural sector.

You will get lots of practice and support to enable you to develop the required skills and knowledge to prepare you for the learning and end assessment.

There is also a requirement to complete 150 hours of work experience.



Botantical Gardens



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* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 35 Weeks

You will need 5 GCSE’s at grade D/3 or above including maths and English or equivalent practical experience considered on application.

You’ll learn hands-on skills in a straightforward, bite-size way, and come away with a formal qualification. Assignments are assessed through practical observation, completion of written assignments and in-course tests.

You can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Horticulture, start an apprenticeship or go into skilled work employment.

  • Plant Science
  • Soil Science
  • Work experience
  • Establishing and maintaining borders
  • Pest, diseases, and disorders of plants
  • Plant nomenclature and taxonomy
  • Plant selection
  • Propagation