RHS Level 2 Certificate

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RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture provides a broad knowledge of the theories which support horticultural techniques.

These theory based qualifications provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles that underpin professional practices. Each Unit is assessed by written examinations.


Subjects include: 

    • Plant classification, structure, and function.
    • Plant nutrition and the root environment.
    • Maintaining plant health.
    • Plant propagation

Entry Requirements:

There is no requirement for previous knowledge or experience needed for entry to the qualifications, although a keen interest and enthusiasm is, of course, key to success.

Dates & Location:


Monday 24th September 2018 - Monday 21st January 2019

9:30 - 16:00


Tuesday 25th September 2018 

18:00 - 20:30

Campus: Stanmer 


HOP001/001 - 1 day a week for 1/2 a year 

HOP002 - 1 day a week for an academic 



funding may be available, for more information please email businessdevelopment@plumpton.ac.uk 

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