RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture – Daytime
This qualification provides a route to employment in professional horticulture
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
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.
What will you learn?
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
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
You will be required to supply your own:
- Steel toe-capped boots/wellingtons
- Wet weather clothing
- Writing materials
How will you be assessed?
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.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Managers and Proprietors in Agriculture and Horticulture
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 22, 2021 3:34 pm