Apprenticeships in

Landscape and Amenity Horticulture

Available for those aged 16 or over, this is your opportunity to earn as you learn. You’ll blend working for a landscape gardener/contractor or a similar job with one day a week at Reaseheath.

You’ll have the opportunity to study industry appropriate modules relevant to your place of work. These could include amenity and decorative horticulture, maintaining landscaped areas or the safe use of horticulture machinery.

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Level 3 Apprenticeship

What will I study?

How long will it take?

  • 12 to 24 months depending on previous experience (1 day per week)

What qualifications do I need to start?

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Hard landscaper
  • Decorative landscaper
  • Grounds maintenance operator
  • Grounds commercial growers
Level 2 Apprenticeship

What will I study?

How long will it take?

  • 18 to 24 months depending on previous experience (1 day per week)

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Preferably GCSEs at grades D or above including English and Maths
  • Evidence of working towards Level 1 in English and Maths

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Hard landscaper
  • Decorative landscaper
  • Grounds maintenance operator
  • Grounds commercial growers
Additional qualifications

You will have the chance to work towards additional qualifications, including:

  • Industrial skills certificates
  • First Aid
  • Spraying certificate
Useful information

How much will this course cost?

If you are under 19 on 31st August 2018 the tuition fees and exam costs are free for our courses. If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay a fee.

You may also be required to pay costs associated with additional qualifications.

For more information on fees and to find out about what financial support may be available to you visit the student finance pages on our website.

Transport

Our college buses pick up over 1,400 students each day from a wide area. From September 2018 all college bus routes to Reaseheath will be FREE. To find a bus route near you visit the transport pages on our website.

How do I apply?

If you have found a course you are interested in and are in Year 11 or above you can apply now online. For a step by step guide on the application process visit the how to apply pages on our website.

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Student Profile
Rebecca Dawson

Ambition: Specialist in global plant conservation, South Africe

Employer: Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

Age: 26

Reaseheath’s ‘Horticulture Apprentice of the Year’, Rebecca is one of seven gardeners who look after the historic gardens and grounds at Cholmondeley.

Often based in the popular terraces and temple garden, she’s also helped to build award winning show gardens at RHS Tatton Park and RHS Chelsea.

Reaseheath’s award was the second accolade which Rebecca has received. She also holds the title of ‘New Gardener of the Year’, presented by the Professional Gardeners Guild.

Rebecca says: “An apprenticeship is a really good qualification because it’s recognised by all employers and it can lead to so many opportunities.”