- Further Info
- Why choose Cambria?
- Bitesize Courses
- Links with Industry
- Career Paths
Horticulture is an industry which is forecast to grow and generate future job opportunities.
Horticulture landscaping and sports turf plays a crucial role, employing around 300,000 people in the UK.
In Coleg Cambria’s beautiful landscaped grounds and horticultural skills area at Northop, you will have access to a wide range of facilities including specialist plants and equipment, ornamental grounds and workshops.
You will have access to a wide range of facilities including specialist plants and equipment, ornamental grounds, garden projects and workshops.
Students with an interest in construction skills, plants nature, design and working outdoors will be surprised by the exciting and rewarding careers available in the Horticultural industry.
As part of the programme you can be involved in educational visits including Cornwall and the Scilly Isles, The Eden project, national Trust Gardens, Botanic Gardens, National Garden shows , growers and nurseries.We also participate in garden make-overs for companies and individuals to add to our experiences, we recently took part in Alan Titchmarsh's “Love your Garden”.
Why choose Cambria?
- Catered residential accommodation
- Extensive fleet of vehicles, tractors, field machinery and equipment
- Purpose built Agricultural Teaching Centre with laboratory facilities
- Extensive specialist workshops and modern welding facilities
- Visits to industry shows and competitions
- Lectures, guest speakers and demonstrations from industry specialists
- Entering competitions and shows
- Work experience with local employers
- Clubs and societies
- Community and volunteering opportunities