Gardening Studies – Beyond the Basics

From Primula and pools to soil and small gardens – YOU choose

This course has been designed to address requests from past, current and potential HCC learners. Making your choice of 10 out of 32 lessons, it allows you to create a highly customised study programme – reflecting your personal interests and passions or building on your professional areas of expertise. Each lesson is intended to ‘open a door’ to reveal more about a specialist topic, and allows you to study to the level you choose. Pick related topics or go for an eclectic mix, what you study is up to you!

  • ‘Build your own’ gardening course – fill in knowledge gaps, discover a new interest, develop your passion or enhance professional skills
  • Flexible home-study learning so you can fit your learning around your work and life
  • Quality course material and excellent tutor support – to help you achieve your goals
  • On successful completion you will receive an HCC Certificate
  • Suitable for both non-professional and professional gardeners
  • No previous experience needed

How the course works

Your first set of course materials will be sent to you when you enrol. You can start as soon as you want and progress through the course at your own pace, studying when and where you choose.

This flexibility makes it easy to fit learning around work and family commitments.

The extensive course materials have been developed by gardening experts and are clear and straightforward, so your studying is easy and enjoyable. As you complete each lesson, your tutor will promptly return your marked assignment with constructive feedback and guidance. (You can also contact your tutor or the support team for help at any point during your studies.)

The course includes all the required study materials.

There is no formal examination. On successful completion you will be awarded an HCC Certificate. You have 2 years to complete the course.

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