Horticulture

Introduction

Course Title: RHS Level 3: Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation
Course Code: HR122

Department: Horticulture
Course Type: Part-time Evening



This RHS Level 3 theory course is ideal progression from an RHS Level 2 Diploma or the Level 3 Certificates. This is a theory based qualification leading to the renowned RHS qualification examined in February and June of each year.

This qualification will suit experienced horticulturists wishing to update their qualification or new entrants to the industry who are ambitious to develop their knowledge.

Overview

Qualification

Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation (QCF)

Course Content

Plant taxonomy, structure and function
The root environment, plant nutrition and growing systems
The management of plant health
Understanding applied plant propagation.

Entry Requirements

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.

Next Steps

RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting.

Career Opportunities

RHS M (Hort).