About the Course
The RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture is a vocational course suitable for those who wish to gain practical experience in a wide range of horticultural techniques which are required to develop a career in professional gardening. Keen amateurs are welcome.
Although there is no formal entry requirement for the RHS Level 2 Practical an interest and enthusiasm for plants and hands-on practical gardening is essential.
It is now possible to study RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture at BCA.
- Soil testing
- Sowing seeds and vegetative propagation techniques
- Practical skills in ground preparation for seeding and planting
- Practical skills in establishing seeds and plants in soil
- Care and pruning of plants
- Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases and disorders
- Sustainable garden practice
The theory-based qualifications focus on developing the knowledge and understanding of a range of horticultural practices.
The practical-based qualification focuses on developing essential horticultural skills.
If you choose to take the theory-based and practical-based certificates you could achieve an RHS Level 2 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture.
If you require further information on any of the RHS courses offered, please do not hesitate to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively, give us a call on 01628 824444. To read our RHS Booking Terms & Conditions, please click here.
On successful completion of the course you will have obtained a Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture
Each module is assessed by a range of practical activities timetabled and conducted at an RHS approved centre throughout the qualification
Royal Horticultural Society