Horticulture/Landscape Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

You need to be employed to start an Apprenticeship. Please visit our vacancy page or if you have an employer, please ensure you add full contact details of your employer within your application. If you are unable to secure employment, you could enrol on a full-time study programme and transfer to an Apprenticeship at a later date. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option.

This course is for anyone who would like to acquire the knowledge, skills and understanding to work at a supervisory level or above in the horticultural industry and study through work-based learning. It is well suited to those progressing from a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horticulture or those with industry experience who would like to further their education whilst in employment.

During the Apprenticeship, also work towards achieving other qualifications such as the Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work and Pesticides, Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides Guidance or the Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides.

Teaching delivered in the method that best suits your employer. You could attend College for weeks of training and/or receive one-to-one sessions in the workplace with employer regular feedback.

Click here to view the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education Standard for this course.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through an end-point assessment that includes professional discussions based on portfolio, practical task supervisory studies project and online knowledge test. During the course you also complete an e-portfolio, written questions, a journal and project work.

Progression Options

Horticulture and Landscape Supervisors can be employed to oversee work in public parks and gardens, green spaces and historic gardens, private gardens and estates or in production nurseries and retail outlets. To continue your studies, you could complete Level 4 and 5 qualifications such as the Foundation Degree in Horticulture.

Course Summary

Course Title Horticulture/Landscape Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need GCSEs in the 9 to 4 (A* to C) range or a Level 2 Apprenticeship
in Horticulture or similar. Course entry is subject to an initial assessment in
English and maths in order to determine the appropriate level of study, and a
successful interview is required.

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Once I complete my course, my dream is to work for The National Trust or travel and find employment in gardens abroad. The course has helped me see all the opportunities available to me, so I feel confident my future looks bright.

India Moule

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