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Horticulture courses

There are a variety of opportunities to gain qualifications and/or experience at Kew. These include an international diploma in botanic garden management, an intensive three-year Kew Diploma and various apprenticeships. 

Courses and training opportunities

Sign up for our two-year practical horticulture course with day release academic study.
Temperate House hoardings
The three-year Kew Historic Glasshouse Apprenticeship has been developed to support the Temperate House Precinct Restoration Project.
Kew Diploma
Study for the world’s foremost qualification in botanical horticulture.
Plants under the misty spray in Kew's tropical nursery
A new course for horticulturists who want to do their professional training in short modules.
Planting the Palm House Parterre
Five 12-month courses for horticulturists wishing to specialise in a particular area – Arboriculture, Propagation, Display & Nursery Glasshouses, Ornamental Horticulture and Kitchen Garden Production.