RHS Level 3 Certificate

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COMPLETE YOUR RHS LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA AT PLUMPTON COLLEGE

RHS have produced qualifications for those wanting a route to employment in professional horticulture or further personal interest. The RHS Level 3 Diploma is awarded to those that who successfully achieve in both the theory based examinations and the practical based assessments.(Completion of Course 1 and Course 2 with this practical course).

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.

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.

RHS CERTIFICATE IN PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE SKILLS

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.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Soil testing;
  • Preparation, planning and management of propagation material;
  • Tree planting and pruning;
  • Identify and describe plants, seeds and plant health issues.

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

Entry Requirements:

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

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:

Tuesday 14th September 2021 - Wednesday 29th June 2022

9.30 - 12.30

Stanmer Campus - One Garden Brighton

Duration:

1 day per week

Costs:

£1,246

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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