AVAILABLE BRAND: Duchy College | LEARNING AREAS: Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture COURSES

RHS Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance

Duchy College Rosewarne LEVEL: 2 Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture

This course is a theory-based qualification to develop the essential skills needed to work in horticulture or to further develop your interest.

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Ideal if:

You have an interest in this subject and would like to gain a qualification which is recognised within the industry

You’ll need:

A keen interest in general horticulture and enthusiasm to learn the principles in this area.

You’ll learn:

You will cover four core units:

  • 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

Expect:

to do research and an element of homework, probably one evening per week.

To achieve this Certificate you will need to pass one exam for each of the named subject areas for this qualification. The exam consists of short answer and long answer questions to test your knowledge.  It is possible to pass the course with a commendation, subject to achieving 70% or above in each exam.

You’ll love:

being based at our Rosewarne site that have extensive grounds and is a nature reserve.

You’ll go on to:

the RHS course at Level 3, RHS practical at level 2, or become self-employed gardeners and work for other organisations in a gardening role, plus working in plant nurseries and garden centres.

COURSE IMAGES

Horticulture & Floristry

COURSE OFFERINGS

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