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RHS Certificate in Practical Horticulture (Level 3)

Horticulture and Garden Design
Horticulture and Garden Design
Horticulture and Garden Design

This course should appeal to those keen amateurs who have completed the Level 2 course, professional gardeners or people looking for a career change at supervisory level.

Bring your waterproofs and steel-toe capped boots, this course builds on the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2 with a more in-depth approach to areas such as seed propagation, testing, adjusting soil types and a detailed view of weeds, pests and diseases.

There will be supporting theory sessions to this practical course and where relevant, trips will be undertaken to notable horticultural sites. Achievement of the Certificate is through ongoing practical assessment.

Course Duration:

Part Time

1 year, 1 day a week.

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Canterbury Campus

Mottingham Campus

Course Cost

£550

Entry Requirements

An interest in the subject. Please note that all students applying for a Level 3 course will be required to attend an informal interview.

Start Dates

TBC (Hadlow)

Available Clothing

Horticulture Hooded Top

Horticulture Polo Shirt (Lavender)

Horticulture Polo Shirt (Purple)

Horticulture Rugby Shirt

Register your interest

If you’re interested in signing up for this course then leave your details and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Resources

  • Extensive glasshouse facilities
  • Field nursery stock production
  • Computer controlled environmental and irrigation systems
  • Fruit and container production units
  • Plant propagation centre
  • Fully labelled plant collection throughout College grounds
  • 10 acres of landscaped gardens and two National Collections
  • Fully commercial garden centre

 

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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