Horticultural 3 Week Block Course

Fast Track Horticultural Course This course is designed for someone who would like a career in the horticultural industry and it is designed to give you a great start into the horticultural world.


H&W Training, Dumfries

This course is available on the H&W Training website.


We will train you to over and above the following NPTC standards and will provide successful candidates with 6 City & Guilds/NPTC awards and 3 Lantra awards:

  • LANTRA First aid + Forestry Certificate
  • LANTRA Chainsaw Cross-cut & Maintenance
  • LANTRA Pedestrian Lawn Mowers
  • NPTC Safe Use of Brushwood chipper
  • NPTC Safe Use of Brushcutters and Trimmers
  • NPTC Safe Use of Handheld Hedge Cutters
  • NPTC Safe Use of Powered Pole Pruner
  • NPTC Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides (PA1)
  • NPTC Safe Application of Pesticides using Hand Held Equipment (PA6)

About H&W Training

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H&W Training, based in Dumfries (South West Scotland), and with training sites in Cumbria and Newcastle (North England), are fully qualified NPTC Assessors and LANTRA training providers covering the whole of the UK and Ireland.

We provide training courses for individuals, business or groups who need to expand their skills in certain areas for the job they are in, or for themselves.

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