RHS Advanced Certificate In Practical Horticulture

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LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 20 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
36 Weeks
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

RHS Advanced Certificate In Practical Horticulture

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A practical-based qualification to improve the horticultural skills needed for career development to supervisory or management roles, or to further develop your interest. This course is ideal if you are self employed within horticulture and would like a formal qualification.

This course is also offered at Rosemoor in North Devon.

LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 20 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
36 Weeks
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

Propagation (seed sowing and a range of cutting types)
Soil preparation and planting
Pruning, soil testing and grafting.
You are also required to identify a wide range of plants and seeds by their botanical names, plus pests and diseases by their common names.

Entry requirements

to have completed the RHS level 2 practical certificate, have an equivalent qualification or have relevant experience.

Assessment

To achieve this level 3 practical certificate you will need to complete all of the practical tests and identification tests and under pinning knowledge assessment proformas in the form of short reports and risk assessments. This will involve some research and an element of homework.

Progression

You may wish to consider a HNC/HND/BSc in Horticulture at Eden Project Learning, where you can study plant science or garden design.

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Propagation (seed sowing and a range of cutting types)
Soil preparation and planting
Pruning, soil testing and grafting.
You are also required to identify a wide range of plants and seeds by their botanical names, plus pests and diseases by their common names.

to have completed the RHS level 2 practical certificate, have an equivalent qualification or have relevant experience.

To achieve this level 3 practical certificate you will need to complete all of the practical tests and identification tests and under pinning knowledge assessment proformas in the form of short reports and risk assessments. This will involve some research and an element of homework.

You may wish to consider a HNC/HND/BSc in Horticulture at Eden Project Learning, where you can study plant science or garden design.

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


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  • Course type Adult
  • Level - Level 3
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 20 September 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £1246.00
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Course Code 10298-BIC-23

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