Gardener Training

Want To Gain Experience And Kick-Start Your Career In Gardening? 
Then Look No Further!

For over 20 years, Walworth Garden has been successfully running QCF accredited, City & Guilds, Level 2 courses in Work Based Horticulture.

We aim to build student confidence, motivation and self esteem, as well as providing the necessary skills to enter the labour market.
Many of our students go onto full-time employment, some making a very successful career in horticulture and others going on to train at a higher level.
At the Garden we have different types of flexible training on offer, including day and evening classes, all run by our Senior Horticulture Tutor and Botanist, Peter Martin.

Please note that in some instances you may be eligible for a free workshop, to find out please complete the questionnaire below.

Throughout your training you will cover:
Maintaining plants and gardens
Plant identification
Health and safety
Pests & diseases
Garden machinery including, mowers, blowers, strimmers & hedge cutters
Planting & pruning
Soil PH testing
CV and interview preparation to help find employment


How do I register for this training?
Complete the questionnaire below, once that's done we will send you a confirmation email with a link to our registration form and details of the next start date.
What do you mean by Free*?
In some instances we are able to offer free training, this is determined when you complete our questionnaire below.


Our training is currently full, if you would like to register interest for our January 2019 or April 2019 start dates please complete the form below.

What start date are you interested in? *
Name *
What level of qualification would you like to achieve? *
Please note that a diploma is 39 weeks long and can be completed in our day and evening classes.
The day time course is Tuesdays and evening course is Mondays and Thursdays.
Our highest qualification lasts 39 weeks, are you able to attend for that full length of time? *
You may also have to complete 1 week of work experience.
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