Welcome to the Academy

You will find all you need to support the people in your business, from learning and development choices, such as composts and plant foods to sales, visual merchandising and catering. With lots of delivery choices available, start by using the filter buttons below to find what you need. Alternatively, click on Learning choices to the right.

NEW! - Practical Team Leader Workshops in Sept and Oct

We have a number of public courses available this Autumn focusing on developing Practical Team Leadership skills. Please take a look at the course dates and further information using the menu on your right.

The following video provides an example of the e-learning content for visual merchandising.


If you are a member and have not logged in, please do so using the login icon (top right) and this will then provide you with membership pricing.

Apprenticeships 2016

On the Apprenticeship pages, you can find out about what the HTA/APL are doing to secure apprenticeship routes for horticulture/landscaping and retail.  You can also find information on the APL Apprenticeship Programme for 2016.