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Horticulture is a major UK industry and Oldham College has designed courses alongside industry experts to give students the greatest competitive advantage in the job market.

Our Horticulture and Sports Groundskeeping courses combine in-depth knowledge with technical and transferable skills. Our broad curriculum focuses on renovating sports turf surfaces, landscaping domestic gardens and public spaces and proactively measuring the effects of weather on the ground among other topics.

Our alumni have branched into a wide range of jobs such as gardening, landscape designing and groundskeeping while others have become successful entrepreneurs.

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Did you know...

There are over 3,000 garden centre businesses within the UK employing over 65,000 people
Thanks to modern technology, horticulture businesses can supply produce year-round.
The value of British produced vegetables increased by 3.3% to £1.5 billion in 2017


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