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RHS Theory Certificate in The Principles of Plant Growth , Garden Planning and applied Propagation

  • Full Time
  • Suffolk Rural
  • Level 3

Course overview

  • The 3 Certificate is aimed at progressing the development of persons within the horticulture industry. Also those who have a specialist interest in the supervision and the development of gardens and landscapes.

The course is a theory based course which requires attendance one day per week.

The assessment is via two external examinations set in February and June .

The course will require further home study and a work placement with a horticultural setting is advised.


Subjects Studied on the course:

  • The development of plant knowledge and plant identification skills.
  • Plant specification and sourcing for landscaping and nursery.
  • The role of plants in a designed landscape
  • Managing plant propagation
  • Garden Styles and developing planted areas
  • Horticultural Heritage

This Course can be undertaken in conjunction with the RHS L3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture.( A total of two course days a week).

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.

Course highlights

  • Trips & Visits
  • Supportive Google classroom and revision resources

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