Green Synergy are offering a training opportunity.
Here is an overview of the course
L2 Award in Work-based Horticulture
The course will cover the maintenance of ornamental areas and use of the main tools for outdoor gardening.
It is aimed at those new to horticulture or who are amateur gardeners and want to get a professional qualification.
The qualification will enable learners to work as self-employed gardeners or be employed by landscaping companies.
The course is practical, and students are mostly assessed while they work.
It will run three days per week for 6 weeks. Attending all sessions is a requirement to get the qualification.
Start dates: 1/09 and 27/10
Proof of unemployment is a requirement to enrol
In addition to this qualification, learners will also get a PA1/PA6 and strimming certificates. First aid, manual handling and fire safety courses are also included.