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Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth and Development

  • 1 Year | Part Time
  • Suffolk Rural
  • Level 2

Course overview

The RHS certificates are ideal for those looking for a career change, professional horticulturists, casual learners seeking a part-time course and budding allotmenteers! 

To gain the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture (Theory), you will need to successfully complete the following elements 

UNIT One ( Option A ) This unit provides an introduction to plant science, plant health , plant nutrition and how to specify plants  

UNIT Two (Option B) This unit provides further knowledge on plant science , examines planting styles , biodiversity and horticulture for wellbeing, community and the environment. 

Assessment is through national exams in February and June. 

Next Steps

  • RHS Level 3 Certificates (Theory and Practical)
  • Employment in the horticultural sector

Tuition Costs

  • RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development (Option A); £700
  • RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance (Option B); £700

Additional Costs

PPE (steel toe capped boots, wellies, gardening gloves, outdoor clothing).

Course options: (A) starts 15/09/2022 (B) starts 23/02/2023

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