Using and Growing Herbs

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Cheadle College


Cheadle College

Further Details





Course Start Date

Tuesday 16th April 2024

Course Duration

Part-Time, 10 Weeks

Course Time

10:00 - 13:00

Course Fee

£ 75.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

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Course Overview

Whether you’re a gardening enthusiast, a culinary aficionado, or simply curious about herbs, this course on using and growing herbs can be an enriching experience that brings you closer to the world of botanical wonders and their multifaceted uses.

Gain the knowledge and skills to cultivate and use herbs for various purposes.
Develop a deeper connection with nature and your surroundings.
Explore creative and sustainable practices, such as herbal crafting and natural remedies.
Enhance your culinary skills with fresh, homegrown herbs.
Discover the potential for a hobby, business, or career in herbalism or horticulture.

Course Requirements

Participants are not required to possess any previous knowledge or expertise. We welcome individuals with a genuine enthusiasm for the subject and a willingness to actively engage and contribute.

What you will Learn


There will be informal class assessments


Upon completion students may progress to another non-accredited horticulture subject or maybe a more advanced course such as Level 1 Practical Horticulture or the RHS Level 2 Horticulture courses.

Career Options

While a short course in growing herbs may not be as comprehensive as a full horticulture or botany program, it can serve as a valuable starting point for those who are passionate about cultivation. To increase your opportunities and expertise, you may want to consider additional training, certifications, or longer courses in horticulture or related fields. Building a strong network in the plant and horticulture community can also open doors to more career possibilities.

Mandatory Units

There are no mandatory units

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E:

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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