Part time RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture and C and G Practical Certificate in Gardening HR009

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

£495
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Dorchester
Duration 2 Years
  • Vocational qualification
  • Dorchester
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

Would you like to improve your practical horticultural expertise whilst increasing the breadth and depth of your theoretical knowledge? This course is designed for enthusiastic gardeners of all ages and allows you to gain a qualification which has been nationally recognised for more than 80 years, together with the Practical Certificate in Gardening. The programme of five terms over two years.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Starts On request
Location
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Gardening

Course programme


RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture and C and G Practical Certificate in Gardening HR009
QualificationRHS (Level 2) Certificate in Horticulture and City and Guilds Practical Certificate in Gardening
Qualification Level
Level : 2
What do these levels mean?

Duration :1 day at College per week for 60 weeks over 2 years

Times :Year 1: 30 x Monday; 9.30 am ' 2.30 pm
Year 2: 30 x Tuesday; 9.30 am ' 2.30 pm

Dates :Year 1: 14.09.09 ' 14.06.10
Year 2: 15.09.09 ' 8.06.10

Run by : Horticulture Department.
Tutor : Chloe Diamantis

Awarding Body
Royal Horticultural Society

City & Guilds

Is it right for me?
Would you like to improve your practical horticultural expertise whilst increasing the breadth and depth of your theoretical knowledge? This course is designed for enthusiastic gardeners of all ages and allows you to gain a qualification which has been nationally recognised for more than 80 years, together with the Practical Certificate in Gardening. The programme of five terms over two years will be a blend of demonstration, theory and practicals to maintain a varied and interesting programme throughout. Tested by examinations and practical assessments.

What qualifications will I need?
Minimum age 16 years. Interest and enthusiasm. Tetanus protection is recommended.
Agreement to sit the final examinations is a requirement at enrolment.

What will I be learning about?
  • Trees, shrubs and ornamental plants
  • Crop protection and ecology
  • Pools, ponds and alpines
  • Fruit and vegetable growing
  • Glasshouses and propagation
  • Botany and soil science
  • Plant knowledge and identification ' and much more.

Where will it take me?
Employment in many areas of horticulture or self'employed.

What materials are required?
Warm waterproof clothing for practical lessons. Steel toe'capped boots.

What is next?
  • RHS Advanced Certificate.
  • BTEC Advanced Certificate in Garden Design

How will I be assessed?
Practical task units and short theory tests are achieved throughout the course which culminates in the externally set RHS Certificate.

How much will it cost?
£495 per annum for this 2 year course

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