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RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture – Daytime

This qualification provides a route to employment in professional horticulture

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Horticulture
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 36
Hours: 3.00
Start: 17/09/2022
Days/Times:
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/rhs-level-2-certificate-in-practical-horticulture-daytime
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Course Information for Students

This qualification provides a route to employment in professional horticulture by assessing your knowledge of the principles underpinning horticultural practices. It also supports career development for those already working in the profession. In addition, it provides a foundation for further learning or training in the field of horticulture.

You need a keen interest in horticulture plus Maths and English at Level 1.

The course will cover:

  • Plant propagation
  • Soil testing
  • Practical skills in establishing and maintaining a range of different plant forms
  • Care and pruning of plants
  • Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases, disorders and beneficial organisms
  • Vegetable gardening

This course will be delivered on-site.

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Steel toe-capped boots/wellingtons
  • Overalls
  • Secateurs
  • Wet weather clothing
  • Writing materials

The course will be assessed throughout to meet RHS criteria.

After the course, students can take the RHS Level 2 in Garden Planning and RHS theory.  There is also the Level 3 Practical Certificate in Horticulture.

Derby College Group offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to horticulture, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics – please see the Derby College Group Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Managers and Proprietors in Agriculture and Horticulture

£30679

Managers and Proprietors in Agriculture and Horticulture

Horticultural Trades

£18902

Horticultural Trades

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 22, 2021 3:34 pm