RHS Level 2 certificate in the principles of horticulture

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 18 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
Monday full day
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

RHS Level 2 certificate in the principles of horticulture

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This is a great course for those wanting to underpin their practical skill with theoretical knowledge.?This course starts in September and is one full day a week on a Monday. It is great for professional horticulturalists and enthusiastic amateurs.? There is a level of commitment required to revise for the exams.?

Attainment of both the Certificate in Practical Horticulture and the Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture will result in learners achieving the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture. The combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills will provide fully rounded capabilities. A formal certificate is issued by the RHS on successful completion of the qualification the learner is enrolled on.

More information is accessible at: https://www.rhs.org.uk/education-learning/qualifications-and-training/rhs-qualifications/level-two  

LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 18 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
Monday full day
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

The RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture provides learners with a solid theoretical grounding.

This offers an understanding behind the science of plants, such as how they function, nutrition, health, adaptations and various planting styles. Learners will also develop an understanding of the horticultural industry and the vital role plants play in enhancing biodiversity.

In order to achieve this qualification, learners must complete and achieve two examinations. These exams are paper-based and available in February and June each year. Sample exam papers are available for revision purposes.


Optional units:
Sustainable garden practice at Rosewarne

Entry requirements

You won't need any formal qualifications to enrol, but you must be enthusiastic about plants.

Assessment

This qualification will be entirely assessed by a summative, unseen written
examination for each unit. Therefore examination 1 will cover Unit 1 (topics 1.1-1.4)
and examination 2 will cover Unit 2 (topics 2.1-2.4).

Progression

The RHS course at Level 3, RHS practical at level 2, or become self-employed gardeners and work for other organisations in a gardening role, plus working in plant nurseries and garden centres.

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


The RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture provides learners with a solid theoretical grounding.

This offers an understanding behind the science of plants, such as how they function, nutrition, health, adaptations and various planting styles. Learners will also develop an understanding of the horticultural industry and the vital role plants play in enhancing biodiversity.

In order to achieve this qualification, learners must complete and achieve two examinations. These exams are paper-based and available in February and June each year. Sample exam papers are available for revision purposes.


Optional units:
Sustainable garden practice at Rosewarne

You won't need any formal qualifications to enrol, but you must be enthusiastic about plants.

This qualification will be entirely assessed by a summative, unseen written examination for each unit. Therefore examination 1 will cover Unit 1 (topics 1.1-1.4) and examination 2 will cover Unit 2 (topics 2.1-2.4).

The RHS course at Level 3, RHS practical at level 2, or become self-employed gardeners and work for other organisations in a gardening role, plus working in plant nurseries and garden centres.

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - 18 September 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £623.00
  • Day/Time - Monday, 09:30 - 16:15
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