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We offer a variety of face-face, online and bespoke training and education opportunities ranging from introductory one-day courses to higher education qualifications.

With over 40 years’ experience, Thrive are experts in providing training, educating and consultancy for people to use social and therapeutic horticulture (STH) and other forms of Green Care to help people living with a wide range of needs.

Our courses are suitable for practitioners, health, education, horticulture or social care professionals, people looking for a career change and volunteers. Train with us as an individual or come with your team.

We run our courses and workshops throughout the UK by a highly professional team of trainers with in-depth experience of delivering social and therapeutic horticulture and our online courses can be accessed across the world!

Training with elderly people

There are a range of highly flexible pathways of training available to you. These are specifically designed to support differing levels of experience and a range of learning styles through a combination of face to face and online content.

Extended Learning

The Award in STH programme development is an in depth course providing a learning experience that can be tailored to your own aspirations in the field. Access to the Award is gained through face-face courses for a specific disability group or can be accessed solely online, in either one go or in modules taken in your own time.

Training bursary and grant opportunities

Thrive and other organisations offer funding opportunities to individuals looking to develop their career in social and therapeutic horticulture

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You can find out more by downloading our interactive leaflet.

If you have a question about our training and education - take a look at our FAQs or get in touch today.


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