Part Time Certificate in Horticulture (Royal Horticultural Society RHS)

Huntingdonshire Regional College
In Huntingdon

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Huntingdon
Duration 30 Weeks
  • Vocational qualification
  • Huntingdon
  • Duration:
    30 Weeks
Description

Section 1 Planning, Principles and Production Unit 1 The Plant (Plant Kingdom) Unit 2 Plant Propagation (Flora) Unit 3 Outdoor Food Production Unit 4 Garden Planning Section 2 Ornamental Principles + Maintenance Unit 5 The Root Environment and Plant Nutrition (Flora) Unit 6 Protected Cultivation (Horticulture) Unit 7 Horticulture Plant Selection, establishment and maintenance Unit 8.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Huntingdon
California Road, PE29 1BL, Cambridgeshire , England
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Starts On request
Location
Huntingdon
California Road, PE29 1BL, Cambridgeshire , England
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· Requirements

A good basic grasp of the English language and experience of amateur gardening or the horticulture industry

Course programme


Course Code :FQFF1

Level :2
Course Length :30 weeks
Location :HRC

Day :Tuesday
Time :1700-2100
Start date :15 September

Course fee :£450 (360)**
Exam fee :£57
Reg fee :N/A

Is this course for you
This course will follow the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Certificate in Horticulture syllabus, and will offer students the opportunity to gain certification at the end of the year.This course gives essential information on all aspects of horticulture including the state of the industry and law. There are two modules each consisting of four units. The course is aimed at both the professional who requires a qualification or the keen amateur.

What will you study
Section 1 Planning, Principles and Production Unit 1 The Plant (Plant Kingdom) Unit 2 Plant Propagation (Flora) Unit 3 Outdoor Food Production Unit 4 Garden Planning Section 2 Ornamental Principles + Maintenance Unit 5 The Root Environment and Plant Nutrition (Flora) Unit 6 Protected Cultivation (Horticulture) Unit 7 Horticulture Plant Selection, establishment and maintenance Unit 8 Horticultural Plant Health Problems

How will you be assessed
Two Papers each of one and a half hours. One in February and one in July. Each paper consists of 15 compulsory short answer questions and 3 structured questions from 6 offered. The February paper will relate to section one and the July paper will relate to section 2. You must achieve passes on both papers to obtain the qualification

Additional information
Essential reading for the course is 'A Handbook for Horticultural Students' by Peter Dawson which will be available for purchase at the first class.

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