Horticulture

Careers in Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Our students can go into these careers

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Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

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

  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. Visit our Campus page to explore our state-of-the-art facilities and take a 360 tour.

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

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

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

All students have access to:

Did you know?

Our students study at our working farm in a beautiful rural area of Barnsley.

What next?

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.