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Practical Horticulture Level 2

The aim of this course is to enhance your existing practical skills and understanding of plants, shrubs, planting, cultivating, pruning, coppicing skills and gardening layouts enabling you to participate in local community horticulture projects. You will also take part in work experience in a range of horticultural environments. The course will also help improve your English and maths skills needed for this employment area.

Course Info

Level 2 - Intermediate
Subject Area
Foundation Learning (Skills for Life)
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Centre of Sporting Excellence
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. We will assess your skills, identify your needs and place you on the most appropriate level of qualification for you to succeed.

Delivery and Assessment

This course is continual assessment and you will build a portfolio with the help of your tutor. Each section has a variety of units.


When you have completed this course you can either progress to the level 3 qualification or employment.

Career Opportunities

  • Garden and Landscape Designers
  • Ornamental Plant Growers
  • Garden Centre Staff/Managers
  • Greenkeepers/Groundsmen
  • Soil Scientists
  • Commercial Growers
  • Horticulture Consultants