Modern Apprenticeship


What's Horticulture like?

Do you enjoy gardening? Are you someone who likes to creative flower displays? If so, studying for an apprenticeship in horticulture could help you find an ideal job. Be part of an industry that’s dedicated to protecting the environment and making Scotland a greener place.  

Whether you have an interest in flowers, shrubs or trees, the apprenticeship can give you the opportunity to work with your favourite plants. Learn how to create stunning flower exhibits. Improve your knowledge of green spaces like parks, roof gardens and fields. Work with the latest horticulture technology such as cropping systems.   

Scotland’s horticulture industry has plenty of job opportunities. Take up the role of a gardener and help to spruce up different properties. Work with a variety of different plants as a florist. Develop environment protection strategies as a horticulture specialist. 

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship. However, it is useful to have an interest in plants and to enjoy working outside.  

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take around 3 years to complete.

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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