Apprenticeships in Horticulture

Careers in Horticulture

Careers in Horticulture

Studying Horticulture with us will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Arboriculturist, Florist, Garden Designer, Gardener, Park Ranger or Tree Surgeon.

Have a look at our Horticulture pathways to see how you can progress to your dream career.

95%

of our students went on to work or further study after completing their course.

All students have access to:

Student Profile

Adam Oxley

Horticulture Level 2 Apprenticeship

“I really enjoy doing practical things and particularly like learning how to use the equipment and tools.”

Winterhill School

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

Reason 1

The horticulture industry is one of the largest in the UK and offers a wide and varied range of job opportunities.

Reason 2

Our horticulture courses are taught at our Wigfield Farm campus, a working farm and visitor attraction in Worsbrough housing over 60 species of animals as well as commercial glass houses, polytunnels and industry standard horticulture equipment.

Reason 3

A career in horticulture could mean anything from a hands-on gardener to a research scientist.

Reason 4

You will have the opportunity to take part in day field trips and longer residential stays.

Reason 5

You will cover topics such as conservation, countryside tourism, farm habitats, woodland management and plant husbandry.