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image for Workshop/Course item typePractical Horticulture Skills course at Writtle College

Workshop/Course, Fri 27 Apr - Fri 1 Jun 2018, £20

Practical Horticulture Course

Practical Horticulture Course

You will be able to learn skills such as ground preparation, planting, pruning, plant identification and construction of a path/ fence.

Contact

Writtle University College

01245 424200

Address

Lordship Road,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM1 3RR

Details

Level 2 Award in Practical Horticulture Skills

Every Friday 9am- 4pm for 6 weeks
Start: Friday 27 April 2018
Cost: £20
Applicants must be 19+
Are you thinking about getting into landscaping, gardening or groundskeeping? Our hands-on Level 2 Award in Practical Horticulture Skills course for 19+ learners is perfect for anyone hoping to progress in this sector, those considering a career change or someone with a garden in need of transformation at home!

This introductory course for 19+ learners will give you a great practical introduction to gardening and landscaping and will provide you with an understanding of the type of work and career opportunities that are available in the industry.

You will be able to learn skills such as ground preparation, planting, pruning, plant identification and construction of a path/ fence.

This qualification can lead to an entry level role in the horticulture industry, such as Gardener, Greenkeeper, Groundsperson or Garden centre worker. There is also an opportunity to progress onto a higher qualification at Writtle.

Disabled toiletsWelcome HostFacilities for conferencing

The Northumberland Building offers two modern, flexible lecture theatres and exhibition space with stylish décor and audio-visual facilities in a self contained building with large foyer for receptions for up to 200 delegates. The Essex Conference Suite is ideal for corporate meetings and intimate events. The three rooms and own foyer area can be hired separately or as the complete suite and offers conference and dining facilities for up to 50 delegates. The Rural Business Centre, designed as an energy efficient office, offers three separate conference rooms suitable for smaller meetings, accommodating up to 30 people.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 27 Apr - Fri 1 Jun 2018 09:00 to 16:00
Every Friday 9am- 4pm for 6 weeks
Start: Friday 27 April 2018

Prices

The £20 fee covers the full 6 week, 1 day a week, course.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 20 Apr - Fri 15 Jun Fitness and Physical Activity course
Wed 25 Apr - Wed 13 Jun Animal Care Skills course
Fri 27 Apr - Fri 1 Jun Practical Horticulture Skills course
Thu 17 - Sun 20 May Art and Design Show 2018
Thu 17 - Sun 20 May Design Show
Tue 26 Jun Chelmsford's Industrial Heritage Talk

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TL 677070  Lat: 51.73662 Long: 0.42729

By Road:
We are 15 minutes drive from the M25 with ample parking on site for students and visitors. For detailed directions and maps visit our website www.writtle.ac.uk

Visitor and disabled parking is clearly sign posted on campus.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Chelmsford station

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

The Northumberland Building offers two modern, flexible lecture theatres and exhibition space with stylish décor and audio-visual facilities in a self contained building with large foyer for receptions for up to 200 delegates. The Essex Conference Suite is ideal for corporate meetings and intimate events. The three rooms and own foyer area can be hired separately or as the complete suite and offers conference and dining facilities for up to 50 delegates. The Rural Business Centre, designed as an energy efficient office, offers three separate conference rooms suitable for smaller meetings, accommodating up to 30 people.