Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation (QCF)
Plant taxonomy, structure and function
The root environment, plant nutrition and growing systems
The management of plant health
Understanding applied plant propagation.
Minimum age is 16 years.
RHS Level 2 Diploma, RHS Level 2 Certificates in Plant Growth, Propagation and Development AND Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance, and Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Horticulture (C&G or BTEC).
Good levels of literacy, willingness to carry out research and private study.
Tetanus protection is recommended.
RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting.
RHS M (Hort).