Framework Details

Framework Title: Horticulture
ID: FR05036
Level/s: 2, 3, 4
Issuing Authority: Lantra
Issue Date: 31/03/2020

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The Foundation Apprenticeship, Apprenticeship and Higher Apprenticeship in Horticulture are designed with industry to provide apprentices with the skills and knowledge required to carry out their job role and support future progression in the industry.

The Diploma in Work-based Horticulture within the framework has a number of pathways which apprentices can take depending on the sub-sector they are working in and these are reflected in the range of jobs such as: Gardener, Landscaper, Nursery Worker, Fruit and Vegetable Production Worker, Greenkeeper, Golf Course Manager, Head Gardener, Nursery Manager and Production Manager.

Following completion of the Apprenticeship, learners can progress within Horticulture or through vocational courses at a college.

The duration of the Foundation Apprenticeship is 20 months, Apprenticeship is 24 months and Higher Apprenticeship is 30 months.

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