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Horticulture & Floristry

Why choose BMet for Horticulture & Floristry?

  • Courses available in Birmingham at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens where our Horticultural Academy specialises in providing qualifications in horticulture, gardening and floristry.
  • Courses approved by the Royal Horticulture Society (RHS), City and Guilds and Northern Council for Further Education.
  • Study in unique surroundings of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, with 15 acres of landscaped gardens planted with roses, alpines, perennials, rare trees and shrubs.
  • Full-time training courses available including horticulture and gardening, as well as apprenticeships in horticulture.

Career Opportunities

Horticulture qualifications provide essential skills for working in many different land-based areas including landscaping, tree surgery, parks and recreation and garden centres. Horticulture can also help with careers in the Forestry Commission, National Parks Trust and the Environment Agency.

Jobs available include working as a garden or landscape designer, ornamental plant grower, garden centre worker/manager, greenkeeper/groundsman at sports pitches, soil scientist, commercial grower or horticultural consultant.