Sowing and Growing (Level 1)

Do you have an interest in gardening or growing your own? Look no further for an accredited beginners guide with our Sowing and Growing Level 1 qualification where you can develop your knowledge of indoor and outdoor sowing and growing techniques, and the care of transplant seedlings/plants.

This course is a unit from the Level 1 Award in Exploring Occupational Studies qualification. It is intended to be accessible to a wide range of learners of all abilities. you can develop a ‘hands-on’ approach to your learning and gain practical skills, knowledge and understanding in this vocational area(s). 

The skills, knowledge and understanding gained may also help you prepare for work through real or simulated work situations and contribute to preparing you for working life beyond education.

What will we cover?

Our Sowing and Growing Level 1 qualification covers:  

  • Indoor sowing techniques
  • Outdoor sowing techniques; 
  • How to look after and transplant seedlings/plants; 
  • Specific growing techniques.

Who is the course for?

The course is for adults (19+) who would like to learn about sowing and growing seeds, planting and growing techniques whilst gaining a formal qualification.  This may be for personal interest or to progress towards related work.

How can I progress after completing the course?

Upon completion of this course you could progress with Inspire to a range of Level 1 and 2 qualifications. Please ask us for details.

Course cost

The cost of this course is FREE/£108.00.

For more information call us on 01623 677 200 or email

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