Reach your full potential with the Roots and Shoots learning, training and employment experience

Every trainee who attends Roots and Shoots can expect a programme tailored to their individual learning needs and employment goals. We've listed below the qualifications that a student can hope to achieve - these work with each other, with the Foundation Learning Programme.

Within the Vocational strand at Roots and Shoots we deliver Retail Skills and Horticulture Skills. Within the Personal, Social Development (PSD) strand we deliver Employability and Personal Development all available at Award, Certificate or Diploma level.

Functional Skills is available from Entry to Level 1. All qualifications are City & Guilds ensuring high quality and recognition by employers and colleges. As a trainee at Roots and Shoots you can also achieve the Bronze or Silver Arts' Award.

There is First Aid, Fire Awareness accredited training and lots of other shorter courses along the way. Trainees can also attend Fusion Fitness centre and use the gym each week. The whole package, together with relevant work experience, means that a trainee could leave Roots and Shoots with 5-6 relevant qualifications, and a much stronger chance of gaining work or going on to further training.

For an introduction please view our film. To find out how to apply please contact us.


What do you want to study?

Take your first steps towards a career in horticulture and develop practical skills
 Retail Skills
Essential practical experience for anyone interested in a job in retail
 Floristry Functional Skills
Improve written and verbal English and Maths skills as well as enjoying a practical learning package

What you need to know about applying

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How to find out more

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