The Horticulture Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeship framework is designed with industry to provide apprentices with the skills and knowledge required and support future progression in the industry. The minimum duration of the Intermediate Apprenticeship is 20 months and Advanced Apprenticeship is 24 months.
The Diploma in Work-based Horticulture within the framework has a number of routes and depending on the sub-sector apprentices are working in, there are a range of jobs, eg. Gardener, Landscaper, Nursery Worker, Fruit and Vegetable Production Worker, Greenkeeper.
Following completion of the Apprenticeship, learners can progress within Horticulture or through vocational courses at a land-based college.