These RHS qualifications are intended for those wishing to work in professional horticulture in a variety of roles. They are suitable for those wishing to enter horticultural employment for the first time; for those who are already working in horticulture who want to develop their skills; and for those who wish to progress to further horticultural study at level 3. It is also suitable for those who wish to enter horticulture as a change of career and are seeking the necessary foundation skills.
If you think a career in horticulture could be for you our RHS programmes are designed to support those with a keen interest and enthusiasm to further develop their opportunities in the horticulture industry.
The RHS Level 2 Diploma is awarded to those that who successfully achieve in both the theory based examinations and the practical based assessments.
We offer a flexible approach to study; the theory based and practical based qualifications can be studied separately, in isolation or in combination.
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.
RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture provides a broad knowledge of the theories which support horticultural practices.
Each unit is assessed by written examination at year end. Topics include Plant Botany and Physiology; Soil science; Plant health and Propagation.
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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.
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15th September 2020 - HOP002
One Garden Brighton
(located within Stamner Park)
16th September 2020 - HOP001/001
HOP002 - 1 evening a week for 32 weeks
One Garden Brighton
HOP001/001 - 1 day a week for 19 weeks
£598* Tuition Fee
£30 Exam Fee
You may be entitled to funding and will be assessed on application.
RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture qualification further develops the essential skills needed in horticulture.
This course is ideal to support for those already working in horticulture looking for career development into a supervisory or management role or to further develop your interest.
It is strongly recommended that you have prior attainment of the Level 2 qualification as the course builds on those skills. There is an expectation of prior horticultural knowledge and experience.
Apply for this course online now to begin you journey towards a qualification in RHS Course 1: Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development.
Not quite ready to apply yet? We are happy to discuss courses and help you find the perfect fit.