Advanced Apprenticeship in Horticulture

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Advanced Apprenticeship in Horticulture
Code 27
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


As an apprentice you will have a job and earn a wage whilst building up knowledge and skills within the horticulture industry. These apprenticeships are a framework of qualifications made up of a Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture, Functional Skills (English and Maths), Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).


  • Levelling and preparing sites for landscaping
  • Establishing decorative amenity areas
  • Maintaining the condition of sports turf surfaces
  • Planning and renovating planted areas
  • Safe use and application of pesticides.

Entry requirements

You must have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Horticulture and have GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or C or equivalent. You must also pass an initial assessment, secure work as an apprentice and have one satisfactory reference. 

Your next steps...

More advanced courses are available at the college for further progression.