RHS Level 2 Certificate

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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:
9:30 - 12:30 (Select AM when applying)
  • 29th September 2020 - 29th June 2021
  • 30th September 2020 - 30th June 2021
  • 1st October 2020 - 1st July 2021
13:00 - 16:00 (Select PM when applying)
  • 29th September 2020 - 29th June 2021
  • 30th September 2020 - 30th June 2021
9:30 - 16:30 (Select Full Day when applying) -THIS DATE IS NOW FULL 
  • 2nd October 2020 - 29th January 2021

Please make it clear on your application the date you wish to study and if it is our Full Day course or one of our AM or PM courses you wish to attend.

Stanmer Campus - One Garden Brighton

Duration:

1 Year when choosing 1/2 day options

18 Weeks when choosing our full day option

Costs:

£610

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

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