Course Title: RHS Level 3 – Certificate in Practical Horticulture
Course Code: HR141

Department: Horticulture
Course Type: Part Time

Develop your practical skills and apply your knowledge to horticultural activities by joining the Level 3 Practical course.

Building on activities introduced at Level 2, this course will extend your plant identification and propagation experience, and give you the skills to work at a more advanced level.



RHS Level 3 - Certificate in Practical Horticulture (QCF)

Course Content

The units covered are:
Collecting and testing soil samples and specifying adjustments for horticulture
Collecting, preparing and propagating from seed
Establishing and maintaining a range of plant types and forms, including planting, pruning and training
Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases and disorders
Planning, collecting, preparing and establishing propagation materials, including grafting

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture or equivalent practical competence Minimum age is 16 years Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

RHS Level 3 Theory qualifications

Career Opportunities

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