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RHS Certificate in Practical Horticulture

  • 1 Year | Part Time
  • Suffolk Rural
  • Level 3 | Vocational

Course overview

This course is aimed at those progressing a career in horticulture or those who have a specialist interest in the supervision and the development of Gardens and Landscapes.

The course is mainly practical but supported with some background theory knowledge.

Subjects studied include;

  • Plant identification and knowledge ,
  • Plant specification and sourcing
  • The role of plants in a designed landscape
  • Maintaining plants
  • Developing planted areas
  • Plant health and disease management .
  • Plant propagation

Assessment will be through a series of external and internal practical examinations

If the option to also complete the RHS Level 3 Award in Horticultural Investigation , the L3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture and the L3 theory are achieved the overarching RHS Level 3 Diploma in Gardens and Designed Landscapes is achieved.

Attendance is on site one day per week.

Course Fees: £1200

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