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Thrive Gardening Programme for 2012-2013

IMG 5703Growing Opportunities is delighted to announce that for the fourth year running, we are able to offer courses locally run, here at the Independent Living Centre, by the national organisation for social and therapeutic horticulture Thrive.  The course we are offering is for beginners, but Thrive offer courses up to Diploma level for those considering a career in this field.  Contact them for more information.
Step into Social and Therapeutic Horticulture workshops offer new learners the chance to access a Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) training day at a value for money price. The courses are extremely popular and many people have already benefitted by learning about STH and received information about a career progression within this field.

If you are thinking of a career change, working as a volunteer or are new to the field of STH these workshops would be suitable for you. For more information call our training team on 0118 988 5688.
Step into STH workshops
A beginner’s guide in how to use gardening as a therapeutic activity and meet your clients needs.
Midlands 532:   6 March 2013 at The Independent Living Centre, Birmingham
Fee:     Step into STH workshops £60 per day
“As a complete novice to this subject I have soaked up a wealth of experience and knowledge. Overall would highly recommend this training especially to those starting out.”
“Totally inspiring course, have had my general interest broadened and now very much want to acquire more knowledge and experience.”
 “Has increased my confidence in facilitating sessions and to try new approaches with my students – so many new ideas have come from this.”

Full programme available for download below

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