Expert Horticulture Skills for year round gardening

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Horticulture HR177E07/19/1 Short Course

Course Information

A three term course aimed at the home gardener who wishes to develop the knowledge and practical skills needed for a successful year round garden.Participants do not necessarily need extensive previous knowledge but will require an enthusiam for plants, gardens and all things horticultural. The course will meet one morning per week during term time.


  • College Certificate
Course Content
  • Ornamental gardening
    Vegetable growing
    Garden planning
    Basic introduction to garden design
Entry Requirements
  • An interest in practical garden techniques with an enthusiasm to develop better skills.
Next Steps
  • For those who are seeking professional horticultural employment, the Royal Horticultural Society offer a number of courses.

    RHS courses are professionally assessed and examined. Attendance on a weekly basis, with extra study outside the classroom, demands a high level of student commitment, which is reflected in the regard with which these professional qualifications are held throughout the horticulture industry.
Career Opportunities

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
12-Sep-2019 (Already Started) 25-Jun-2020 9.15 a.m. 12.30 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Thu 34
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £600.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £50.00


Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, notepad, lever arch file, dividers, etc.
Protective overall and steel toe-capped boots - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course instructor.
Waterproof clothing.

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.