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RHS Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   35 Weeks


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   13/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £623.00


Course Type   Adult
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   14/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £623.00


Course Type   Adult
Location   RHS Garden Rosemoor
Start Date   14/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £623.00


Course Type   Adult
Location   RHS Garden Rosemoor
Start Date   13/09/2022
Fees   Tuition Fees: £623.00

This is an ideal qualification for entry into horticultural employment, improving practical skills or further study. It covers a wide range of horticultural topics and up-to-date working practices. This is an appropriate course for someone looking for a career change or to gain a better knowledge

  What You Will Learn

Complete all of the following:
Soil testing
Sowing seeds and vegetative propagation techniques
Practical skills in ground preparation for seeding and planting
Practical skills in establishing seeds and plants in soil
Care and pruning of plants
Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases and disorders and beneficial organisms

  Entry Requirements

You won't need any formal qualifications to enrol, but you must be enthusiastic about plants.

  Assessment

You will need to complete all of the practical tests and identification tests to achieve the level 2 certificate. This will involve some research and an element of homework.

  Progression

Students who have completed this course go onto RHS Level 2 Theory Certificates and RHS Level 3 Practical Certificate.

Some students choose to go into employment as self employed gardeners and work for other organisations in a gardening role. This could include working in garden centres and plant nurseries.

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