Course overview

We are currently offering a six-day intensive version of this course spread over two weeks with FREE tuition. This course starts on Wednesday 27 July at our Gunnersbury Park Campus, and spaces are still available.

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to develop their gardening skills. This course is also a great introduction to gardening if you are considering a career in horticulture or landscaping.

You will learn

  • What cultivation means and how to do it
  • How to maintain planted areas
  • How to identify plants
  • Relevant seasonal propagation

Award in Land-based Studies – City & Guilds of London Institute
Reference: 60335956

You will need the following:

Willingness to learn new skills and to undertake practical tasks
Literacy skills for taking notes

Successful completion of this course will enable you to enhance your knowledge further by studying The Maintenance Gardener (Level 1), The Professional Gardener (Level 2), The Hard Landscaping Gardener (Level 2) or The Fruit and Vegetable Gardener (Level 2). You can also undertake voluntary work in gardens, parks and community gardens, or gain employment in garden centres, landscaper companies, or start your own business.