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All courses

At HCC we aim to make learning accessible to everyone who shares our passion for plants. So we offer a wide range of affordable, home-study courses, not just covering diverse subjects, but also suitable for both ‘career’ and leisure learners at all levels – from complete beginners to ‘old hands’ (with very green fingers!)
For free advice on choosing a course, please call us on Freephone 0800 083 9191 or 01409 220 777, or click here to request a call back

Complete career courses

Become a Gardener

Become a Garden Designer

Royal Horticultural Society courses

Become a Gardener
Become a Garden Designer
RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture
RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development
RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance
RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Health
and Applied Propagation
RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting

Gardening courses

Become a Gardener
Gardening Studies - Beyond
the Basics - "Pick and Mix"
your own selection
The Principles of Gardening
Allotment Gardening
Leisure Gardening
Organic Gardening
Start Gardening -
The Basics and Beyond
Enjoy Herbs
Crop Tech' - An Approach to the Technology of Commercial/ Professional Crop Production
Garden Centre
Market Gardening

Garden Design courses

Become a Garden Designer
Introduction to Garden Design
Garden Landscape and
Design Drawing (G.L.A.D.D.)
Garden Planting & Layout
Beautiful Gardens
Garden Landscape Construction
Japanese Garden Design
Interior Landscaping

Floristry courses

An Introduction to
Professional Floristry
An Introduction to
Botanical Illustration

Arboriculture courses

Conservation Studies -
Countryside
ABC Level 2 Certificate in Arboriculture
The HCC Certificate in
Arboriculture
The HCC Diploma in
Arboriculture

Forestry courses

ABC Level 2 Certificate in
Forestry

Farming courses

Mixed Farming
Organic Arable Farming
Organic Livestock Farming
Tropical Agriculture
Sheep Farming
For free advice, please call Freephone 0800 083 9191 or 01409 220 777, or click here to request a call back.