Complete gardening c&g 0062

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This course includes the five modules necessary to gain the full City & Guilds award. In Unit 2 – Sites, Soils and cultivation: Develop knowledge of sites, soils and methods of cultivation. In Unit 3 – Trees, Shrubs & Hedges: Develop knowledge of trees, shrubs and hedges. In Unit 9 –Organic Gardening: Develop knowledge of organic gardening. In Unit 5 – Plant Propagation: Develop knowledge of plant propagation. In Unit 10 – Garden Design: Develop a sound understanding of the basics of design and planting.

The opportunity to attend two field trips (for which there may be further costs).

You may have the opportunity to design and plant Kingston Adult Education's entry for exhibition at the Ha…

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This course includes the five modules necessary to gain the full City & Guilds award. In Unit 2 – Sites, Soils and cultivation: Develop knowledge of sites, soils and methods of cultivation. In Unit 3 – Trees, Shrubs & Hedges: Develop knowledge of trees, shrubs and hedges. In Unit 9 –Organic Gardening: Develop knowledge of organic gardening. In Unit 5 – Plant Propagation: Develop knowledge of plant propagation. In Unit 10 – Garden Design: Develop a sound understanding of the basics of design and planting.

The opportunity to attend two field trips (for which there may be further costs).

You may have the opportunity to design and plant Kingston Adult Education's entry for exhibition at the Hampton Court Flower Show as part of classroom activities.

Examination costs are included in the published course fees. City & Guilds registration for new learners is not included and is payable on enrolment.

Additional costs may be also be incurred for the materials used during the course.

Learner & Entry Requirements:

No experience necessary. Although guidance is given in your learning and preparation for the exams, this is a more academic than practical course, requiring a large proportion of study outside of class.

To apply for this course you will need to have achieved 5 GCSE passes at A-C equivalent. Adult returners will be considered following a discussion with the tutor or programme co-ordinator. Two field trips will be included if possible.

General & First session:

If you have pen and paper please bring them, but do not purchase them specifically for the course until after the first class. KAE is unable to offer refunds for any materials, equipment or books if the course is subsequently closed.

Course Aim & Objective:

To guide you to gain a complete City & Guilds qualification in Gardening

You will have the opportunity to gain a complete qualification with an all-round knowledge base in gardening.

Assessment:

Through tasks, practical projects, homework, Question & Answer sessions, Questionnaires/ 10 mins. and City & Guilds examinations at the end of each of the modules.

The City & Guilds certificate comprises five modules and has an examination at the end of each module. Once all five modules have been successfully completed, you will be awarded the certificate.

Progression:

Other City & Guilds Gardening modules at KAE with the purpose of gaining a certificate

Course Syllabus:

The course covers the following five units:

Sites, Soils and Cultivation (Unit 2)

  • Site analysis
  • Soil composition, texture and structure
  • Soil fertility
  • Soil pH
  • Soil drainage and cultivation
  • Soil water and aeration

Trees, Shrubs & Hedges (Unit 3)

  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Wall shrubs and climbing plants
  • Hedges
  • Site preparation and planting for trees, shrubs, climbing plants and hedges
  • Maintenance

Organic Gardening (Unit 9)

  • Organic principles
  • Soil management and cultivation
  • Nutrition and fertility
  • Crop rotation
  • Composting
  • Crop protection

Plant Propagation (Unit 11)

  • Principles of plant propagation
  • Propagation by seed
  • Vegetative propagation

Garden Design (Unit 10)

  • Site analysis
  • Principles of design - aesthetics and practicalities
  • Soft landscape
  • Hard landscape
  • Draughting
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