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Pruning Shrubs, Fruit Trees & Ornamental Trees (Course full)

This short course is designed to enable you to learn how to correctly prune a variety of shrubs, ornamental trees and fruit trees to improve plant health, growth and fruit production. You will have the opportunity to learn about the basic principles of pruning and the different methods used. You will also have the ability to practise and discuss the methods taught.

Entry requirements

There are no formal qualifications required.

Course content

The course will focus on developing the skills necessary to confidently prune a variety of shrubs, ornamental trees and fruit trees. It will develop the theory behind pruning for all seasons. Theoretical work is followed by a practical session.

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment on this course.

Course information & how to book

Unfortunately due to high demand, this course is now full and applications are no longer being accepted. Please contact Enquiries & Guidance on 01234 291000 for alternatives.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
3 hours 11/02/2017 Sat 9.30 am - 12.30 pm £45 Shuttleworth College B586 Course in progress

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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