RHS Level 2 Certificate

COMPLETE YOUR RHS LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA AT PLUMPTON COLLEGE

RHS have produced theory based qualifications for those wanting a route to employment in professional horticulture or further personal interest. Designed to be studied individually on a part-time basis they're flexible to any schedule. The RHS Level 2 Diploma is awarded to those that who successfully achieve in both the theory based examinations and the practical based assessments.

THESE RHS COURSES 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.

RHS Certificate in Practical Horticulture

This practical based qualification develops core practical skills providing hands on experience across a range of tasks throughout the year.     

Each unit is assessed by set practical activities and some written proformas providing hands on experience across a range of tasks throughout the year.

These include

  • Plant propagation,
  • Plant identification,
  • Establishment and maintenance
  • You will also gain an understanding of soil management, plant health and nutrition.

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

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.

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

You will require steel toe capped boots, you may wish to bring your own secateurs. 

Dates & Location:

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Stanmer Campus - One Garden Brighton

Duration:

1 day per week

Costs:

£675

You may be eligible for funding, you will be assessed on application. 

Facilities

One Garden Brighton

The recent restoration of the walled garden has been managed by Plumpton College. One Garden Brighton is the home of the college’s horticultural centre of excellence, a space for training and education. The campus buildings are nestled within the walls itself and you will see students designing, planting and maintaining the grounds as a showcase for innovation.

One Garden Brighton is place for everyone, a garden made for people. We are a part of our local community; a place to connect, improve wellbeing and discover something new. We support local producers, people and nurture local networks focused on enriching all who visit.

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