Part Time Horticulture RHS Level 2 Certificate

City College Brighton and Hove
In Brighton

£431
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location At 2 venues
Duration 1 Year
Description

This course covers the scientific principles that underline garden practices. It is useful to both professionals and amateurs. Topics include subjects such as botany, plant protection, soils and their management, plant breeding and heredity etc. The evening course starts at Pelham Street and moves to Stanmer Park at Easter. The general gardening and plant management part of the syllabus is.

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Brighton
City Business Skills City College Brighton And Hove Pelham Street, BN1 4FA, East Sussex, England
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On request
Brighton
City College Brighton And Hove Stanmer Park Campus Stanmer Park, BN1 9QA, East Sussex, England
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Starts On request
Location
Brighton
City Business Skills City College Brighton And Hove Pelham Street, BN1 4FA, East Sussex, England
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Starts On request
Location
Brighton
City College Brighton And Hove Stanmer Park Campus Stanmer Park, BN1 9QA, East Sussex, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Students are required to have a BTEC First Certificate(syllabus A) in Horticulture and the ability to express ideas clearly in written English. Students do not have to be members of the RHS.

Course programme


Horticulture RHS Level 2 Certificate (Sept '09)

This course information relates to courses starting in September 2009.

Course code: B00302 (Evening)

Course category: Part-time

End Qualification: RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture

Starting and ending month: September to June

Starting year: 2009

Days of the week: Tuesday

Course duration: 1 year

Time of day: Evening

Formal assessment: Formal assessment required

Course location: Stanmer Park, Pelham Campus

Course aims:
This course covers the scientific principles that underline garden practices. It is useful to both professionals and amateurs. Topics include subjects such as botany, plant protection, soils and their management, plant breeding and heredity etc. The evening course starts at Pelham Street and moves to Stanmer Park at Easter. The general gardening and plant management part of the syllabus is covered by the BTEC First Certificate (syllabus A) - as this is the foundation year before going on to this RHS Level 2 - see separate information.

Assessment: It is assessed by two end of course exam papers set by the RHS of one and a half hours duration each.

Awarding Body: RHS

Entry Requirements:
Students are required to have a BTEC First Certificate(syllabus A) in Horticulture and the ability to express ideas clearly in written English. Students do not have to be members of the RHS.

Interview for entry: Interview required

Pre-entry preparation:
None

Qualification in Context and Future Opportunities: Level 3 or 4 courses.

Academic Centre:
Centre for Service Industries

Costs of your Course:
There are five parts to the cost of your course:
  • Tuition Fees
  • College registration
  • Awarding Body registration
  • Resource Fee
  • Exam / Assessment Fees
Tuition fees

How much will the Tuition Fees cost?

Below are the fees for 09/10.

Home/EU students tuition fees (per year) : 310.00

International tuition fees (per year) : 1,122

If you are under 19 on 31st August 2009 you do not have to pay Tuition Fees, the College Registration, Awarding Body Registration or Exam/Assessment Fees. However, you will have to pay any Resource Fees. Under 19s entering Higher Education will have to pay full costs.
Once you know your tuition fee, please look at the 'Additional Costs'. This will tell you all the extra costs you will have to pay in order to begin or complete your course.
Additional costsPayment dueTotal
College Registration 26.00
Exam Fees 70.00
Supplementary Resource Fee 25.00

Total for 19 and over : 431.00
Total for under 19 : 0.00
Total with fee remission : 121
Total for international students : 1,243


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