Horticultural Training

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens may be offering apprenticeships starting in September 2016, with a focus on developing practical skills in garden maintenance and plant care working alongside experienced horticulturists in our extensive plant collections. Please keep checking the website for more information. The training here is ideal for the committed young person who can prove to us that they have a passion for plants.

You must be 19 or under, or 20 and available to undertake the first year of your apprenticeship. The package includes day release for formal training which will be taught on site at the Botanical Gardens by Birmingham Metropolitan College.


If you are interested then please apply via the National Apprenticeship Website:

National Apprenticeship website

If searching by sector and area enter Horticulture & West Midlands into the search criteria, or search by learning provider enter Birmingham Metropolitan College.