City & Guilds


Learners - Why Choose Us

Choose a qualification that suits you
Want to train as a sprayer operator, a tree surgeon or a tractor driver? With more than 500 qualifications to choose from, we cover almost every job you can think of.
Study nearby
With City & Guilds, you can study somewhere convenient for work or home. You can take our qualifications at training providers and colleges across the UK.
Get a job that makes you happy
People who do vocational jobs - the kind you take City & Guilds qualifications for - are happier than those who went to university and got a degree.
Key Info
Do you like fresh earth and fresh air rather than concrete? Then it sounds like you need a career in the land-based industries, where you can get close to nature in all its forms. Choose a career in this area and you could find yourself working on a farm, in a garden centre, for a landscape gardening company, in a stables, pet shop, cattery or kennel, for a golf club, sports club and many other places besides. No stuffy offices for you!
Type of work:
Mostly outdoors, physical.
Who you could work for:
Garden centres, pet shops, farms etc.
Likely hours:
Mostly daytime but probably some rota time and early starts.
Earning power:
Varies according to the job role. Your careers service will have more information.
Perfect for you if you are:
Physically fit, an outdoors type, into animals and nature
Want the proof?
Take a look at our vocational workers happiness index.
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