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: This unit provides an introduction to plant science, plant health , plant nutrition and how to specify plants
UNIT Two: This unit provides further knowledge on plant science , examines planting styles , biodiversity and horticulture for wellbeing, community and the environment.
You can obtain a Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture on successful completion of Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture and Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth and Development.
Or you can just obtain a Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture or Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth and Development.
Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture
- Plant Identification
- Plant Establishment
- Plant Propagation
- Plant Health
- Plant Care
- Plant Pruning
- Garden Features
- Grassed Areas
Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth and Development
- Plant Science I
- Plant Health
- Plant Nutrition
- Plant Specification
- Plant Science II
- Planting Styles
- Horticulture & Society
Assessment is through national exams in February and June.
The course is one day per week college attendance. There is set home study and revision required.
Trips and visits allowance £50