City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Ride On Mowers
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Brush Cutters and Trimmers
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Manually Fed Wood Chipper
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe use of Pesticides (PA1)
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment
Work Experience / Enrichment
Level 2 Horticulture or experience of working in industry.
Learning and assessment
Students gain practical skills and experience in the Walled Garden at Croxteth Park. Each of the course components includes a separate practical assessment.
Level 3 Horticulture or apprenticeships.
Employment (including apprenticeships) in horticulture, grounds maintenance, sportsturf and landscaping.
Students require steel toe capped boots / wellingtons and sensible outdoor clothing (including waterproofs). Approx £150
The Horticulture Routes to Employment programme is free for students aged 16 – 18 and Liverpool City Region residents aged 19 or over*.
*Subject to eligibility
Costs that are optional for the course:
Some students prefer to use their own secateurs.
Students gain valuable work experience in the Walled Garden at Croxteth or may participate in an external work placement.
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