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RHS Certificate In The Principles Of Plant Growth, Propagation & Development

Level 2


Key Info

Learning Area   Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   33 Weeks
Course Code   12675-BIC-22,10008-RMG-22

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   16/09/2022
Fees   Tuition Fees: £623.00

Course Type   Adult
Location   RHS Garden Rosemoor
Start Date   15/09/2022
Fees   Tuition Fees: £623.00

This is a theory based course focusing on plant growth, propagation and development.

This course is available at Bicton College and Rosemoor, North Devon.

  What You Will Learn

The following subjects -

Plant classification, structure and function
Plant nutrition and the root environment
Maintaining plant health
Understanding plant propagation

  Entry Requirements

A keen interest in general horticulture and enthusiasm to learn the principles in this area.


To achieve this Certificate you will need to pass one exam for each of the named subject areas for this qualification. The exam consists of short answer and long answer questions to test your knowledge. It is possible to pass the course with a commendation, subject to achieving 70% or above in each exam.


The RHS course at Level 3, RHS practical at level 2, or become self-employed gardeners and work for other organisations in a gardening role, plus working in plant nurseries and garden centres.




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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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