Part time RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture (Year 1 and 2) at Kingston Maurward College HR010

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

£325
+ VAT
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Important information

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

Designed for enthusiastic gardeners of all ages, this course will give you an opportunity to gain probably the best known amateur/professional qualification in horticultural expertise. This is a theory course and contains no practical work. Each year is 3 terms long, and at the end of each year you will take either Horticulture Paper I or Horticulture Paper II. There are practice examinations.

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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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Course programme


RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture (Year 1 and 2) at Kingston Maurward College HR010
QualificationCertificate in Horticulture
Qualification Level
Level : 2
What do these levels mean?

Duration :1 evening per week for 60 weeks over 2 years

Times :30 x Tuesday: 7.00 pm ' 9.00 pm

Dates :15.09.09 ' 8.06.10

Run by : Horticulture Department.
Tutor : Chloe Diamantis

Awarding Body
Royal Horticultural Society

Is it right for me?
Designed for enthusiastic gardeners of all ages, this course will give you an opportunity to gain probably the best known amateur/professional qualification in horticultural expertise. This is a theory course and contains no practical work. Each year is 3 terms long, and at the end of each year you will take either Horticulture Paper I or Horticulture Paper II. There are practice examinations through the course in preparation for the final RHS exam. Some commitment to homework will be needed.

**Agreement to sit the final examinations is a requirement of enrolment.**

What qualifications will I need?
Minimum age 16 years.
Agreement to sit the final examinations is a requirement at enrolment.

What will I be learning about?
The RHS Level 2 Certificate is divided into 8 units:
Horticulture Paper I:
  • The Plant Kingdom
  • Plant propagation.
  • Outdoor food production
  • Garden planning


Horticulture Paper II:
  • The root environment and plant nutrition
  • Protected cultivation
  • Plant selection, establishment and maintenance
  • Plant health problems

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

What materials are required?
Basic stationery

What is next?
RHS Advanced Certificate in Horticulture.

How will I be assessed?
Final examination set and marked by the Royal Horticultural Society.

How much will it cost?
£325 per annum for this 2 year course

Money Matters
Notes
A higher fee is charged for those NOT taking the examination ' please contact tutor below.


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