Roots & Shoots

Horticulture Study Programme

Vocational programme for 16-24 year olds with an Educational Health and Care Plan. Students learn Horticulture, and this is supplemented by Functional Skills classes and an Employability course,

Horticulture Study Programme
Green spaces
Level 1
City & Guilds accredited
Roots & Shoots
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Roots and Shoots Study Programme is a nationally-recognised full-time course aimed at 16-24 year olds with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) who are seeking training in a supportive environment. To adapt to individual student needs, the programme is flexible in structure and duration. Students spend between one and three years within the Study Programme, where they gain at least three qualifications.

The qualifications gained by students during the Study Programme are City and Guilds accredited, ensuring high quality and recognition by employers and other educational centres.

At Roots and Shoots students can choose between one of three vocational learning subjects: Horticulture, Retail, and Floristry. This is supplemented by Functional Skills classes, an Employability course, and additional Hospitality & Catering classes. Study Programme students also enjoy an Enrichment programme which includes sports, art, drama and more. Our Study Programme is full time (3+ days or 16+ hours a week).

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