Horticulture

Introduction

Course Title: RHS Level 3 Certificate in The Principles of Garden Planning, Construction & Planting
Course Code: HR175

Department: Horticulture
Course Type: Part Time



The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is one of the world's leading gardening organisations and has a long history of offering prestigious and well recognised horticultural qualifications. Academically this course is set at Level 3 and provides an ideal progression for further study from the RHS Level 2 courses. This Level 3 theory course is intended for both professional horticulturists and keen amateurs wishing to study horticulture at this level. This Certificate is one of the two theory qualifications from the suite of Level 3 qualifications (two theories and the practical certificate). On completion of all three certificates the holder will receive the RHS Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice of Horticulture. The Level 3 Diploma is one of the entry requirements for learners wishing to progress to the RHS Master of Horticulture qualification. This course may qualify you for an Advanced Learner Loan to pay the fees, please enquire for information.

Overview

Qualification

Certificate in The Principles of Garden Planning, Construction & Planting (QCF)

Course Content

Understanding garden survey techniques and design principles
Understanding the selection and use of landscaping elements in the garden
Understand the setting out and construction of landscaping elements in the garden
Understanding a range of specialist elements in the establishment of garden and urban plantings.

Entry Requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements, students need to be literate and numerate. It is recommended that you have successfully completed the Level 2 RHS theory qualifications If you have any concerns please contact us Minimum age is 16.

Next Steps

RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture (HR141) RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation RHS Master of Horticulture

Career Opportunities

Self employed gardener Gardener in historic gardens Nursery worker Garden Centre worker Local Authority worker