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RHS Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment & Maintenance (Level 2)

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

This course should appeal to the keen gardener, someone looking for a career change or a professional gardener looking to improve their knowledge. You will explore the world of basic surveying and garden design principles, whilst learning about plant selection (including the world
of Latin names) and the benefits of greenhouses and other protected environments.

You will also be invited to join some of our local trips and demonstrations of practical work… so get your wellies on standby! Mainly theory and classroom based, there are written assessments in February and June which lead to a formal, nationally recognised qualification.

Course Duration:

Part Time

1 year, 1 day a week. Toal 30 weeks

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Canterbury Campus

Mottingham Campus

Course Cost

£550

Entry Requirements

An interest in the subject and a commitment to sit the examinations.

Start Dates

Tuesday 26th September 2017 (13:00 - 16:30) (Hadlow)

Thursday 28th September 2017 (18:00 - 21:00) (Hadlow)

Tues 26th September 2017 (18:00 - 21:00) (Mottingham)

Fri 29th September 2017 (13:00 - 16:30) (Canterbury)

Available Clothing

Horticulture Hooded Top

Horticulture Polo Shirt (Purple)

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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