RHS (Level 2) Certificate in Practical Horticulture (1 Year)

Course Length: 1 Year


Tutor: Kevin Tooher


Cost: £599 (includes 10% Family Card discount)

Starts: (Daytime) Wednesday 26th September 2018, 9.30am – 3pm (NOW FULL)
Starts: (Evening) Wednesday 5th September 2018, 6.30pm-9pm plus some weekend days (NOW FULL)


This practical course is recognised in the horticultural industry and focuses on developing essential horticultural skills, many employers see this as a pathway to employment.

Who can apply?
The course has appeal for those working in horticulture looking to up skill, as well as a future career changer and interest to the hobby gardener.

What will I learn?

• Ground preparation for seed sowing
• Care and pruning of plants
• Sowing seeds and vegetative propagation techniques
• Soil testing
• Practical skills in establishing seeds and plants in soil
• Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases, disorders and beneficial organisms.

Whilst this course is more focussed on practical skills there is still a significant classroom element and there are a number of very short written tests taken under exam conditions (around 10 to 15 minutes).

The completion of the RHS Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture level 2 and the Certificate in Practical Horticulture entitles you to the RHS level 2 Diploma.

 

 

  

 


Please be aware that with frequent assessments there is a need for regular attendance on the course. Learning will take place at both Coolings sites. There will be some weekend catch up sessions and students on the evening course will need to attend some weekend days owing to lack of light through the winter months.


Should you have any further queries relating to this course please telephone Lesley Webster at Coolings Nurseries Ltd on 01959 532269 or Email:lesley@coolings.co.uk