RHS Level 3 Certificate

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RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture qualification further develops the essential skills needed in horticulture. 

This course is ideal to support those already working in horticulture, looking for career development into a supervisory or management role or to further develop your interest.

Each unit is assessed by either set practical activities or written assignments.

Subjects include: 

  • Collecting and testing soil samples and specifying adjustments for horticulture
  • Collecting, preparing and propagating from seed
  • Establishing and maintaining a range of plant types and forms
  • Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases and disorders
  • Planning, collecting, preparing and establishing propagation material

Entry Requirements:

There is an expectation of prior horticultural knowledge and experience It is strongly recommended that you have prior attainment of the Level 2 qualification as the course builds on those skills. 

Please note that due to the continual assessment within this course, a minimum of 95% attendance is required.

Dates & Location:

26th September 2018 - 12th June 2019

Time: 09.30-13.00

Campus: Stanmer 


1/2 per week for the academic year 


£1250 * 

*Advance learner loan available subject to eligibility

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