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RHS Level 3 Principles of Garden Planning, Construction & Planting (Evening – Rolling Programme)


About the Course


This theory-based qualification improves your existing knowledge of the principles underpinning horticultural practices – allowing you to enter, or progress within, a horticultural profession. It also provides a foundation for further learning in the field of horticulture

Career changers. Looking to work in professional horticulture for the first time and already have a Level 2 understanding

Professional horticulturists. Already working in horticulture and wanting to develop knowledge further

Casual learners. Wanting to develop personal interest and progress to further horticultural study at level 4

Busy people. Need a flexible learning style? Our qualifications are designed to be studied part-time

Entry Requirements


No formal entry requirements. However, it is strongly recommended that students who have obtained the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment, and Maintenance or equivalent before studying this qualification


More information


You will have gained a range of horticultural knowledge relevant to employment in various roles in commercial plant production and the horticultural sector, such as a head gardener or supervisor in private, public, or botanic gardens or parks and urban green spaces.