The Stream 2 trainees have 6 weeks per year during which they leave their placement gardens in order to study for their RHS Level 3 qualification. These 6 weeks are broken into 4 study blocks, based at Wrest Park, Bedfordshire. Lecturers from Capel Manor College give lectures and practical training on site. Learning during these study block is intensive. Trainees experience virtual immersion in the study of their favourite subject – horticulture!
All accommodation and catering will be arranged by the HBGTP staff, and trainees will be reimbursed for their travel expenses.