Horticulture and Landscape Operative

  • Anywhere
  • Current Funding Band: £5,000

Planning and maintaining large gardens, parks and other green spaces.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard



Typical length

24 months

Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Current funding band



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What apprentices will learn

  • principles of plant growth and development
  • plant nutrition requirements
  • ways to reduce waste
  • how to use equipment correctly
  • cultivating soils for differing purposes
  • controlling plant pests and diseases
  • identifying plants


Apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment. They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment

Organisation Phone Number Email
Lantra Awards Limited 02476 69 69 96
City and Guilds 0844 543 0000

More Information

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