L1 in Horticulture

L1 in Horticulture

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, 01/09/2022
Level: 1
Start Date: 01/09/2022
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Type: Full Time
Code: MP1FAM1
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This programme offers young people ages 16 – 25 the opportunity to develop personal and social skills as well as specific horticulture skills.  College based days will include maintaining the college garden and developing the skills of plant care and landscaping.  Young people will also have the chance to develop wood craft skills to maintain sheds, flower boarders and raised beds and enterprise skills for employability.

 

About the Course

This programme offers young people ages 16 – 25 the opportunity to develop personal and social skills as well as specific horticulture skills.  College based days will include maintaining the college garden and developing the skills of plant care and landscaping.  Young people will also have the chance to develop wood craft skills to maintain sheds, flower boarders and raised beds and enterprise skills for employability.



Other personal and social develop opportunities will include the opportunity to develop life skills that include undertaking a range of vocational tasters including working with Country Park Rangers, art, film, football, sport, music, media, cooking and drama.

Progression

This programme leads to a City & Guilds level 1 in Practical Horticulture. Young people will also get the chance to take a City & Guilds qualification in maths and English or a functional skills or GCSE depending on their ability and current qualifications on entry. Young people who are confidence and ready will be able to undertake a work experience with one of the college partners or with carefully selected employers in the local community. For more details contact: Alison Goold – Head of Supported Learning Gareth Davies – EHCP Reviewing Manager

Entry Requirements

General interest in practical skills and working outside.  

How to Apply

You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.

Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.

If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

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