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Pruning Shrubs, Fruit Trees & Ornamental Trees

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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

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
3 hours 10/02/2018 Sat 9.30 am - 12.30 pm £45 Shuttleworth College B586 Pay & Enrol

Additional Learning Support
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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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