This advanced, 8 module online course prepares students to sit the RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation.
The course is ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in professional horticulture, as well as those already working in this field. It also offers a good foundation for higher level study. Keen amateurs will also find this a rewarding and informative course.
The course includes full study material, supplementary study notes, and full tutorial support right up to the exam. Course material is delivered as pdf files that are sent directly to your email address.
When you become a student you're assigned an expert personal tutor who you can contact at any time by email and who will work with you throughout your course. A member of your team is also available by instant chat between 9 am and 9 pm, 7 days a week, to answer any questions you might have at time to suit you. (Please click on the button on the bottom right.)
We recommend that students have some previous training or experience, either an RHS Level 2 Certificate or a similar qualification, before embarking on the Level 3 course. This qualification provides a natural progression from the equivalent level 2 qualification.
A well-regarded advanced qualification, ideal for students wishing to progress their career as well as those wishing to go on to further study. This is also a popular choice among keen amateur gardeners.
Study topics covered include: plant propagation; health and safety; growing media and plant nutrition; plant anatomy and physiology; plant health; important pests, diseases and disorders; soil science; effective cultivation techniques; the root environment; plant taxonomy.
Module 1: Understanding the Plant Kingdom.
Module 2: How Plants Function.
Module 3: Soil Management.
Module 4: Plant Nutrition.
Module 5: Pests, Diseases and Disorders.
Module 6: Health and Safety When Using Pesticides.
Module 7: Plant Propagation 1.
Module 8: Plant Propagation 2.
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The first batch of course material will be delivered within 2 hours* and you can then begin working through the material, print it off or save it to your computer.
(*7 days a week, between the hours of 5am and 9pm uk time only; at other times we'll send through your material as soon as we get back to our desks!)
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Pay by 6 instalments - 6 x £51.66 (Total £310)
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Your course material is delivered in a .pdf format directly to your inbox. You can then save the modules to your computer, so you can study when offline. You can also print your course material off if you wish.
If you prefer, you can order a printed copy of the course notes from EGS. These are despatched in large, A4 binders and delivered by courier. The cost is £70 including courier fees.
You will be offered the option to purchase a printed copy of the course notes after enrolment, but you can order them at any time during your course. This offer is only available to students currently enrolled on the course.