Course Title: RHS Level 3: Garden Planning, Construction and Planting
Course Code: HR140

Department: Horticulture
Course Type: Part Time

Building on your skills and knowledge, this is an ideal progression from the RHS Level 2 Certificate. A theory-based qualification studying areas like plant classification and taxonomy, nutrition, growing systems and propagation. Designed to fit around work commitments.

Formal teaching will take place between 7pm and 9pm with an opportunity for additional support between 6pm and 7pm.



Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting (QCF)

Course Content

Garden Surveying and Design Principles
Selection and Use of Landscape Elements
Setting Out and Construction in the garden
Specialist planning elements and maintenance

Entry Requirements

RHS Level 2 Certificate, National Certificate in Horticulture Good levels of literacy, willingness to carry out research and private study Minimum age is 16 years Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

RHS Diploma

Career Opportunities

Self employment/consultancy Garden & Horticultural supervisory positions

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
12-Sep-18 19-Jun-19 6.00 p.m. 9.00 p.m. Part Time Wed 33
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+
£850.00 £625.00 £625.00

Additional Costs


Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, notepad, lever arch file, dividers, etc. Protective overall and steel toe-capped boots - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course instructor. Waterproof clothing.


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