Do you like fresh earth and fresh air rather than concrete?
Then it sounds like you need a career in the land-based industries, where you can get close to nature in all its forms.
Choose a career in this area and you could find yourself working on a farm, in a garden centre, for a landscape gardening company, in a stables, pet shop, cattery or kennel, for a golf club, sports club and many other places besides. No stuffy offices for you!
Landscape Gardening courses
> Practical Horticulture Skills (7573)
Learn skills such as planting out, preparing ground, pruning, using a mower, maintaining turf or constructing a path. An Award, Certificate or Diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills is for young people (16+) and adults getting started in the horticulture industry. You don't need any previous experience or a current work placement.
> Gardening (0082)
This comprehensive gardening qualification offers a wide range of units to meet the needs of all types of amateur and professional gardeners - from basic principles of horticulture to organic gardening.
> Horticulture (0078)
Gain the knowledge and skills you need to work with plants - from maintaining turf as a groundskeeper, to caring for plants as a gardener, to designing gardens and parks as a landscape artist.
> Horticulture (Scotland - SVQ) (1065)
Landscape Gardening apprenticeships
> Work-based Horticulture Apprenticeships (9875)
Our Work-based Horticulture Apprenticeships provide learners with skills in specialist areas of expertise like landscaping.
> Work-based Horticulture Apprenticeships - Wales
Where to study
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