Learn about horticulture, gardening and landscape gardening. Learn about plants from our centre located in Streetly in the West Midlands near Walsall/ Birmingham/ The Black Country.
A great opportunity to learn most aspects of horticulture on a real working nursery/gardens. You will be able to get industry experience and accredited qualifications through ABC awards by becoming workplace trainee at Oakdene Nurseries and gaining your accredited industry recognised qualification through Roots to Fruit Midlands Limited.
There are opportunities to start at Entry level 3 and gain Ofqual registered qualifications up to level 2. The accredited awarding body is ABC Awards . You will be studying mandatory units such as preparing the ground for seed sowing and planting containerised stock to watering plants effectively which are the foundation skills for learning horticulture.
Select the following levels for a more comprehensive description.
Entry level 3 gives students access to higher qualifications within a supportive setting installing core skills and knowledge needed to progress within the industry. Units available to study include:
Level 1 gives students the opportunity to go onto higher level of qualifications and will give trainees the knowledge and skills needed to carry out tasks within a supervised job. Units available to study include:
Level 2 students are now studying a GCSE level at grade C or above. This is work-based learning and will give students a more in depth knowledge about horticulture preparing them for a job within the industry with increased responsibilities. Units available to study include: