Programme participants will be working full-time in horticulture and have achieved Level 2 or equivalent. The course would also be ideal for those with practical experience and who may not have any formal qualifications.
Each apprentice is required to achieve the following qualification: Level 3 Parks, Gardens and Green space – GH7E 23
The apprentice must achieve Emergency First Aid (one day course) approved by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Plus: One other accredited, legislative and nationally recognised occupational course which is relevant to the industry. Where a certificate has an expiry date, it must be current at the time of completion of the Modern Apprenticeship.
The programme should take 2 years to complete. Candidates will be work-based and are reviewed by an assessor every 10-13 weeks throughout the duration of the programme. Candidates will attend College once a week on a day-release basis.