T Level Transition - Horticulture Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This bespoke one-year course has been designed to support those not yet ready for the Level 3 T Level in Ornamental Horticulture. This programme is a challenging fast-track course delivered over one year that includes a mix of content from the T Level such as a nationally set employer project and work experience and includes a significant amount of English and maths.

The breadth of content will ensure you are able to apply your skills in a variety of environments for different purposes.

Topics may include:

  • Health and safety
  • Land-based machinery operation
  • Plant and soil sciences
  • Planting and aftercare of plants
  • Plant identification and selection
  • Horticultural business practices
  • Production techniques.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through exams, practical projects set by employers, assignments, case studies, practical assessments and presentations. This qualification includes a mixture of classroom learning, practical skill development and on-the-job experience during a substantial industry placement.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the course and meeting the grade and GCSE requirements you could progress to a T Level or an appropriate Level 3 programme (subject to a successful interview). Alternatively, you could progress to an Apprenticeship if you decide a work-based route is more appropriate for you.

Course Summary

Course Title T Level Transition – Horticulture Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range with grade 3 in English and maths, and a keen interest in the topic. Entry is subject to a successful interview All students undertake a diagnostic period of six weeks to ascertain their suitability, attitude and preparedness for the demands of these qualifications.

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Spotlight

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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