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Our range of Horticulture courses and apprenticeships enables you to get a real idea about the many possibilities that the industry has to offer.

We use practical hands-on teaching along with underpinning knowledge from trained professionals both within the College and from the industry.

Whilst on the programme you will get the opportunity to work in a variety of situations and locations. We make full use of the 400-acre historic estate and the grade 2 listed parks and gardens to practice in and develop your skills in line with industry requirements.


Facilities and Resources

  • 400-acre estate
  • Skilfully landscaped gardens and grounds surrounded by woodland and conservation areas
  • Gardens reflect both traditional and contemporary aspects of design as well as containing a fine tree and plant collection which acts as a ‘green library’ for students.
  • Nursery units including glasshouses and poly-tunnels
  • Machinery workshops with a range of tractors, powered equipment and tools

Horticulture at BCA Video

Watch our video to find out more about studying Horticulture at BCA.

Success stories

“Studying Horticulture at BCA was a brilliant experience.  It not only prepares you for the work environment but you gain a wealth of industry knowledge and connections”

Kameron's Story