Level 2 Certificate Horticulture
This is a Royal Horticulture Society (RHS) Level 2 Certificate intended for those pursuing a professional career in horticulture, as well as amateur garden enthusiasts.
The Royal Horticulture Society (RHS) Certificate is over 100 years old. The examination provides a nationally-recognised qualification, not only for those intending to pursue a professional career in horticulture, but also for the dedicated amateur gardeners who wish to have their knowledge and skills formally assessed.
The aims of the award are to:
- Demonstrate evidence of a broad base of horticulture knowledge
- Communicate in writing clearly and coherently on horticulture matters
- Relate horticultural science to its practical application
This is a largely theory based qualification
This is a two year course which is made up of two qualifications:
RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development
Units studied are:
Plant classification, structure, and function
Plant nutrition and the root environment
Maintaining plant health
Understanding plant propagation
RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance Units studied are:
Understanding garden features, plant selection and planning
Understanding the choice, establishment and maintenance of garden plants and lawns
Understanding the production of outdoor vegetables and fruit
Understanding protected environments and their use in plant cultivation
On achievement of both you will be awarded your RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture
Important Information on the Full Fee – Please note that this fee is for the 1st year only. Fees will apply for each year of a course.
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