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RHS L3 Package

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Start your career in Horticulture with this RHS certified package! Study the fundamental aspects of horticulture to continue your career or enforce your development for those already working in the profession. This course is excellent to follow on from RHS Certificate Level 2 Theory Principles, although there are no pre-requisites a strong knowledge of Horticulture is recommended.

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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

IT Development
IT Management
Construction Training
Skills and Training
Garden Design


Lesson Structure: RHS Certificate Level 3 Package

This package includes the following Theory RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture.

Core Modules:

RHS Certificate 3 - Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation
Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation. During this course you will:
Learn to identify and propagate more plants
Develop your understanding of plant botany
Learn to manage pest and disease, prune different types of plants
Aspire to a better career -increase business and job opportunities in horticulture

RHS Certificate 3 - Garden Planning, Construction & Planting
Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting. Learn about garden planning, construction and planting. Develop your ability to describe the principles of using landscaping and other specialist garden elements in the garden, landscape construction, garden design, survey techniques, specialist garden and urban planting. Find a job, start a business, work in landscaping, 150,000 words of unique course notes developed by our staff, 200 hour self paced course. Support from an international team of highly qualified horticulturists and landscape professionals based both in the UK and Australia.
Exams are offered twice annually; in February and June.

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Download the RHS Level 3 Diploma Brochure

How to get qualified: To obtain this certificate awarded by the RHS in England, students need to sit and pass written exams conducted under supervision, and assessed by the RHS at an RHS test centre. Exams can be arranged to be sat anywhere in the world. A network of exam centres are located across the UK for students located in the UK. For students located elsewhere; a provision is made for exams to be conducted "under arrangements for exceptional supervision".

This course is taught by:

Katie Freeth
BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, (University of Bath); RHS General Examination; FI Hort; MIfpra.

An experienced and professional horticulturist with extensive management skills gained internationally; experienced in landscape management, staff supervision and management, written and oral communication, horticultural knowledge and application, supported by organisational and administrative skills and attention to detail.

Katie brings 20 years experience in Horticulture and is an accomplished lecturer, horticulture consultant and freelance writer. Katie is a judge for the International Awards for Liveable Communities in the Whole City Category.
Katie also worked for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in France for approx 5 years first as a Sector Manager and then as an Area Manager; management of the cemeteries, peripatetic teams of gardeners (UK & French nationality) for the constructed cemeteries and memorials and static French nationality gardeners for small town/village plots.

Susan Stephenson
BSc in Applied Plant Biology (Botany) Univ. London 1983.
City and guilds: Garden Centre Management, Management and Interior Decor (1984)
Management qualifications in training with retail store. Diploma in Hort level 2 (RHS General) Distinction.

Susan Stephenson is a passionate and experienced horticulturist and garden designer. She has authored three books, lectures at 2 Further and Higher Education Colleges, teaching people of all ages and backgrounds about the wonders of plants and garden design, and tutors many students by correspondence from all over the world.

Susan studied botany at Royal Holloway College (Univ of London) and worked in the trading industry before returning to her first love plants and garden design. She is therefore, well placed to combine business knowledge with horticulture and design skills. Her experience is wide and varied and she has designed gardens for families and individuals. Susan is a mentor for garden designers who are just starting out, offering her support and advice and she also writes, delivers and assesses courses for colleges, introducing and encouraging people into horticulture and garden design.

Susan is a Professional Associate and exam moderator and holds the RHS General with Distinction. She continues to actively learn about horticulture and plants and (as her students will tell you) remains passionate and interested in design and horticulture.

She also supervised the Area Arboriculture Team and was Exhumations Officer€“ in charge of collecting discovered remains and arranging identification (if poss) and interment of same.

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Home-Growing Plants, Horticulture, Garden Designs