Horticulture & Landscaping

Do you have 'green fingers' and are you creative? Do you like working outside with plants and greenery? Then the Horticulture & Landscaping course suits you!

BOL (School-based route with full-time education and work placements) level 2/3/4
BBL (work-based route in which apprenticeship students combine work and study) level 2/3

What career options will you have?
You can work as a gardener, at a garden center, at a large greenery company or a municipal organisation. You can also opt for the recreation sector and work as a manager of a campsite or marina. Whatever you choose, you will always be outside and work in a green environment.
  
Senior secondary vocational education (MBO) courses:

BOL (School-based route with full-time education and work placements) level 2
BBL (work-based route in which apprenticeship students combine work and study) level 2
Employee outdoor space
Everything related to the construction and maintenance of green space such as building, mowing and pruning gardens and parks is taught.
  

BOL (School-based route with full-time education and work placements) level 3
BBL (work-based route in which apprenticeship students combine work and study) level 3
Competent employee
You will be trained for a job as a self-employed gardener or to work in companies that supply plants and gardening products. Besides learning the manual tasks such as planting, mowing, pruning, placing fences and ponds, you will follow subjects on planning, preparation and coordination. A good basic knowledge of soils, materials and tools is taught and you will learn how to use these safely.
  
BOL (School-based route with full-time education and work placements) level 4 
Nature and Recreation Manager
This programme enables you to work at companies that deal with management, construction and / or maintenance of landscaping. You learn how to plan projects, how to calculate a cost price and how to guide small and large projects. Obviously, a wide general knowledge is required. You are customer and public-oriented, entrepreneurial and you like taking the initiative. After finishing this course you can also continue studying at a university of professional education.