Course description

Do you enjoy being in the outdoors? Do you find gardening good for your wellbeing?

Join us in the beautiful grounds of the Wentworth Castle Estate to hone your horticulture skills and knowledge.

You will develop a range of ‘green fingered’ skills which you can then use to develop your patio planters, garden or allotment.

You will also achieve a Level 1 Award in practical Horticulture from City & Guilds.

What can this course lead to?

This course will allow you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for progression to higher level horticulture qualifications, and to work in the horticulture sector.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 28 September 2022 - 13 October 2022

  • Wednesday 28 Sep 2022 to Thursday 29 Sep 2022
  • Wednesday 05 Oct 2022 to Thursday 06 Oct 2022
  • Wednesday 12 Oct 2022 to Thursday 13 Oct 2022

Session dates for 7 November 2022 - 13 December 2022

  • Monday 07 Nov 2022 to Tuesday 08 Nov 2022
  • Monday 28 Nov 2022 to Tuesday 29 Nov 2022
  • Monday 12 Dec 2022 to Tuesday 13 Dec 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £150.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.