Understand the principles of garden planning establishment and maintenance, from home!
Whether you're a keen amateur gardener, thinking of a career change, or want to go further with your gardening business, you can now gain the knowledge of gardening and horticulture you need for success.
On the course you will gain sound horticultural knowledge in the following areas:
The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.
All of the materials will be delivered to you by post or online, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.
Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 73,000 students that have already done so.
This course is assessed through a series of examinations.
In order to achieve the RHS Certification, you will need to sit an examination for each module within the course. These exams will need to be sat at an alternative RHS Examination centre. A list of approved exam centres can be found here:
Examinations are offered twice a year and take place in February and June
For this course, you will need to sit 4 exams. There is a fee for each exam, which you will need to pay.
The total Guided Learning hours for this qualification is 97; the total Qualification time is 156.
You will have 1 year to complete this course. This is more than enough time to complete your studies, so you will be able to study in your own time and at your own pace.
This course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive a course pack containing all study materials, as well as full tutor support by email.
On successful completion of this course and exams, you will receive an RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance. The qualification is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Horticulture.
RHS stands for the Royal Horticultural Society and is the UK’s leading gardening charity.
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
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Examinations are offered twice a year and take place in February and June.
For this course, you will need to sit 4 exams. There is a fee for each exam, which you will be responsible for paying. View a list of exam centres here.
Everything you need to study will be provided; however, you will need to pay additional fees to sit your necessary examinations.
Once we receive your work we will mark it and return it to you. On successful completion of the course and exams you will be awarded your RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance.
We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.
For further information please contact us.