Course overview

Introduction to Horticulture City of Bristol College

This Course is three hours a week for six weeks to introduce the basic skills and knowledge for adults who are interested in learning how to maintain a garden or allotment.
This course is delivered at the South Bristol Skills Academy and will be a combination of classroom and practical skills development delivered within the Horticulture outside workspace.

Dates and applications

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Introduction to Horticulture SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
CMP1949C01-1
Dates
08/03/2023 - 26/04/2023
Duration
6 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
10:00
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
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Introduction to Horticulture SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
CMP1949C01-2
Dates
10/05/2023 - 21/06/2023
Duration
6 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
10:00
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
Please contact us for more information.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
CMP1949C01-1 08/03/2023 - 26/04/2023 6 weeks Weds 3.00 10:00 SBSA and Construction Centre
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CMP1949C01-2 10/05/2023 - 21/06/2023 6 weeks Weds 3.00 10:00 SBSA and Construction Centre
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 19+.

What you'll learn

This course will cover basic gardening skills to include preparing ground for planting, seed sowing both indoors and outdoors, planting plants outdoors.

Course entry requirements

No previous experience is necessary however the ability to understand and follow verbal Instruction is essential.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

Classroom and workshop based learning – Lessons delivered every week by an vocationally experienced Horticulture Lecturer.

Future career and study opportunities

Progression to the Level 2 City and Guilds Horticulture Diploma, subject to demonstrating you have the correct qualifications in English and maths.
Maths and English courses for adults are available to support your progression.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.

You will need to wear suitable protective footwear and wear gardening gloves.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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