Higher Advanced Diploma in Horticulture (NURSERY)
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Higher Advanced Diploma in Horticulture (NURSERY)
Higher Advanced Diploma in Horticulture (NURSERY) course online. Do you work in a nursery or want to develop a career in a managerial position? Then this online course is the best one for you. This course has been specifically designed to provide excellent and applied training for people wishing to work in nurseries at a technician or management level; in positions such as nursery managers, technical representatives or consultants.
Successful completion of this online course can assist the student to gain employment in the following fields: Nursery Manager, Technical Officer, Marketing Manager, Consultant, Vocational Trainer.
Requirements: 1200 hours minimum nominal duration, including 100 hours industry conference/seminars/meetings. Being a self paced learning program, the student can study at a rate according to their own needs and capabilities. Industry hours can include work experience, voluntary work, even being a guest to a BNI (British Network Institution) breakfast meeting.
Lesson Structure: Higher Advanced Diploma In Horticulture (Nursery) VHT009
- Biochemistry - Plants BSC102
- Computer Studies I BIT100
- Instructional Skills BWR109
- Business Studies BBS101
- Horticultural Marketing BHT304
- Workplace Health & Safety VBS103
Electives Modules: (Choose 6)
- Botany I - Plant Physiology And Taxonomy BSC104
- Recreation Leadership VRE100
- Horticulture I BHT101
- Horticulture II BHT102
- Event Management BRE209
- Soil Management - Horticulture BHT105
- Plant Protection BHT207
- Arboriculture I BHT106
- Landscaping I BHT109
- Landscaping II BHT214
- Landscape Construction BHT111
- Propagation I BHT108
- Irrigation Management (Horticulture) BHT305
Note: that each module in this Higher Advanced Diploma is a certificate in its own right, and may be studied separately.
This course is taught by:
BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, (University of Bath); RHS General Examination; FI Hort; MIfpra.
An experienced and professional horticulturist with extensive management skills gained internationally; experienced in landscape management, staff supervision and management, written and oral communication, horticultural knowledge and application, supported by organisational and administrative skills and attention to detail.
Katie brings 20 years experience in Horticulture and is an accomplished lecturer, horticulture consultant and freelance writer. Katie is a judge for the International Awards for Liveable Communities in the Whole City Category.
Katie also worked for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in France for approx 5 years first as a Sector Manager and then as an Area Manager; management of the cemeteries, peripatetic teams of gardeners (UK & French nationality) for the constructed cemeteries and memorials and static French nationality gardeners for small town/village plots.
BSc in Applied Plant Biology (Botany) Univ. London 1983.
City and guilds: Garden Centre Management, Management and Interior Decor (1984)
Management qualifications in training with retail store. Diploma in Hort level 2 (RHS General) Distinction.
Susan Stephenson is a passionate and experienced horticulturist and garden designer. She has authored three books, lectures at 2 Further and Higher Education Colleges, teaching people of all ages and backgrounds about the wonders of plants and garden design, and tutors many students by correspondence from all over the world.
Susan studied botany at Royal Holloway College (Univ of London) and worked in the trading industry before returning to her first love plants and garden design. She is therefore, well placed to combine business knowledge with horticulture and design skills. Her experience is wide and varied and she has designed gardens for families and individuals. Susan is a mentor for garden designers who are just starting out, offering her support and advice and she also writes, delivers and assesses courses for colleges, introducing and encouraging people into horticulture and garden design.
Susan is a Professional Associate and exam moderator and holds the RHS General with Distinction. She continues to actively learn about horticulture and plants and (as her students will tell you) remains passionate and interested in design and horticulture.
She also supervised the Area Arboriculture Team and was Exhumations Officer in charge of collecting discovered remains and arranging identification (if poss) and interment of same.
|Recognised Issuing Body||TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation.|
|Course Code||VHT009 (Nursery)|
|Course Prerequisite||No, start at anytime|
|Course Qualification||Level 6 Higher Advanced Diploma in Horticulture (Nursery)|
|Exam Required?||Finalised with an exam/test|
|UK Course Credits||120 Credits|
|US Course Credit Hours||36 Credit Hours|
|Study Support||You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.|
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