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RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation

A course on plant growth and health that will grow your knowledge even further

Progressing on from the RHS Level 2 course, this is ideal for those wishing to pursue a horticultural career or already working in this field. It should also provide rewarding study for keen leisure gardeners. You will gain an in-depth, scientific understanding of plant health, nutrition and development, propagation and root systems, as well as a detailed exploration of diseases and pests.It prepares you for the Level 3 RHS qualification which can provide a route to employment as a gardener or garden designer. The Level 3 qualification is also an excellent base for higher level training.

  • Builds on the RHS Level 2 course to give a deeper understanding of plant biology, health and propagation
  • Flexible home-study course so you can fit your learning around your work and life
  • Quality course material and excellent tutor support – to help you achieve your goals
  • Follows the RHS syllabus (there is no obligation to take the examination)
  • On successful completion you will receive an HCC Certificate and, if you want to, can sit the exams for the nationally recognised RHS qualification
  • Suitable for horticultural professionals and keen amateur gardeners
  • We recommend that you have done our RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development or similar
    before starting this course

How the course works

Your first set of course materials will be sent to you when you enrol. You can start as soon as you want and progress through the course at your own pace (you have 2 years to complete it), studying when and where you choose. This flexibility makes it easy to fit learning around work and family commitments.

The extensive course materials have been developed by gardening experts and are clear and straightforward, so your studying is easy and enjoyable. As you complete each lesson, your tutor will promptly return your marked assignment with constructive feedback and guidance. (You can also contact your tutor or the support team for help at any point during your studies.)

The course includes all the required study materials.

On successful completion you will be awarded an HCC Certificate. You also have the option to take exams for the nationally recognised RHS qualifications.

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