Growing and looking after plants in places like parks, public spaces, garden centres and commercial nurseries.
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 36 months
- Current funding band
Up to £8,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
- What apprentices will learn
- understanding what nutrients plants need
- knowledge of what grows well in different soils
- how to use and maintain gardening tools and equipment
- plant removal
- pest and disease control
Apprentices will need to have achieved level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end-point assessment
- Professional registration
- How apprentices are assessed
A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.
This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.
You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.