Students accessing the Horticulture programme here at The Aspire Academy will work towards the NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Vocational Studies (QCF), 601/0157/X
What does the qualification cover?
This qualification is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the skills and knowledge required for working in the Horticulture industry. Learners will gain understanding of the key skills and areas of knowledge required for further study of and employment in the sector.
How many units are required to complete it?
This qualification consists of 1 mandatory unit and 5 optional units assessed by a portfolio of evidence. Students must achieve all of the 6 units listed to achieve the qualification.
- Customer Service Skills
- Introduction to Horticulture
- Cultivating Compost and Soils
- Cultivating Herbs
- Garden Horticulture
- Using and Maintaining Horticultural Hand Tools