Sale! RHS Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Plant Growth Propagation and Development

Course code: OSC1336
Official RHS qualification
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Are you interested in horticulture? Then this is the course for you!

  • Gain the scientific knowledge of plant classifications, structures and functions.
  • Study the nutrition plants need and the make up of soil.
  • Learn about how to maintain plant health and how to reduce problems with weeds, pests and diseases.
Course overview

This course is ideal for those wishing to work in professional horticulture, either entering the profession for the first time, or for those who are currently working in horticulture and wish to improve their knowledge.

Important information: The current RHS qualifications at level 2 were due to change in September 2021. However, with the ongoing challenges and uncertainty of the pandemic, it has been agreed that this will be delayed until 2022. Students who enrol on the current level 2 courses with us will not be disadvantaged by this change and we will share the transition steps with all affected students once the new courses are launched.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Approximately 159 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive an RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Four exams.

Course content

Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of examinations. In order to achieve an 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 four exams. There is a fee for each exam, to be paid by you.

Course Duration

The total guided learning hours for this qualification is 99, and the total qualification time is 159.
You will have one 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.

Study Method

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.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course and exams, you will receive an RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development. 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.

** The current RHS qualifications at level 2 are due to change in September 2021. Students who enrol onto the current Level 2 courses with  Open Study College will not be disadvantaged by this change and we will share the transition steps with all affected students once the new courses are launched.  

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