What will I learn?

Delivered one day a week over four months, the course leads to the RHS Certificate Level 2 in Practical Horticulture. Following the RHS syllabus, the qualification consists of six core units and one optional unit covering the following subject areas:

  • 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 and beneficial organisms
  • Sustainable garden practice (optional)

    Fee Details

    Free if unemployed. If aged 19-23 must already have full L2 or above qualification to be eligible

  • Qualification:

    Level 2

    Fees:

    £544

    Level of Study:

    Part-Time

    Dates:

    • 10/09/2019 - 14/01/2020 (CL2PHR/PG01)
    • 11/09/2019 - 15/01/2020 (CL2PHR/PG02)
    • 04/02/2020 - 23/06/2020 (CL2PHR/PG03)
    • 05/02/2020 - 24/06/2020 (CL2PHR/PG04)
    • 07/02/2020 - 26/06/2020 (CL2PHR/PG05)

    Location:

    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF

    Duration:

    09:30 - 16:30