L2 Award in Gardening Skills

This OCN accredited L2 course provides an introduction to practical gardening techniques in a relaxed and informal environment.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 11042

Campus: Holywood

Study Type: Part-Time

Education Level Further Education

Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Type Campus Start
Part-Time Holywood
05/09/2022
Day: Tuesday
Time: 19:00-21:00
Part-Time Holywood
05/09/2022
Day: Monday
Time: 13:00-15:00

Course Overview

This is a one year course, delivered on our Holywood Horticulture Campus. Assessment is through completion of an online workbook.

Course Modules

Cultivating Composts and Soils

Skills for Garden Horticulture

Ideal If:

You are at the beginning of your gardening journey, and want to build your practical and theory knowledge of gardening skills.

You'll Learn:

Over the year you will learn the importance of soil, and how to care for it, as well as seasonal maintenance jobs such as planting, feeding, weeding, pest control and pruning.

You'll Love:

The horticultural facilities on our Holywood Campus.

You'll Progress:

From the L2 in Gardening Skills you can progress to any of our other L2 courses, such as Plant Knowledge, Growing Organic Fruit and Veg or Garden Design. 

You'll Need:

You will need an interest in gardening, and basic literacy and IT skills to allow you to complete the assessment workbook.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Type Campus Start
Part-Time Holywood
05/09/2022
Day: Tuesday
Time: 19:00-21:00
Part-Time Holywood
05/09/2022
Day: Monday
Time: 13:00-15:00

Enquiries Information

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Further Education

Further Education

If you have just completed your GCSEs, Further Education is most likely the option for you. FE covers qualifications from entry to higher level qualifications such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, NVQ, BTEC and Apprenticeships.

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Available Sessions

The following sessions are available to apply for:

Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Fee
PT
FE
L2 Award in Gardening Skills
Y11042HE1A
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Holywood

05/09/2022
Day: Tuesday
Time: 19:00-21:00

7

£171.00

PT
FE
L2 Award in Gardening Skills
Y11042HD1A
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Holywood

05/09/2022
Day: Monday
Time: 13:00-15:00

7

£163.00

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