Rural Skills students

This full-time practical course offers an introduction to gardening and estate maintenance in the college’s Community Garden, Italian Garden, woodlands and 125 acre estate. The college provides all protective equipment and tools. The course runs for three days a week in college with an additional half day of private study. Students gain valuable work experience within the college’s estate.

Content

Rural Estate Maintenance
Rural Work Activities
Enterprise Activity Developing Skills for Employment
An Introduction to Rural Environment
Rural Species
Identification and Habitats
Constructing Rural Features and Structures
Laying Slabs and Paving
An Introduction to Gardening Skills
Introduction to Bedding Plant Production
Forestry: Woodland Skills
Soft Landscaping
Tree and Shrub Planting
Communication
ICT

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