This is an ideal course for students considering a career in plant propagation, garden maintenance, or related areas of horticulture. It leads to a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Level 2 certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development.
The course is also a good choice for keen amateur gardeners who would like to know more about maintaining plant health, soil management and how to propagate plants successfully.
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* When you enrol by instalments you will only be charged the £55 deposit when you enrol. We’ll send a Standing Order form that you can complete to pay your remaining instalments. If you prefer to pay the deposit and instalments by standing order, you can download and complete a form here. We’ll send out your first batch of course material as soon as we receive your first payment.
You can also enrol by instant chat or we can invoice your workplace – please call an adviser on 01896 860661 for more information or chat to an adviser online now.
This course is also available online. Our online courses are delivered as pdfs direct to your email inbox. Our online courses are exactly the same as the postal version, but include a range of supporting study material instead of textbooks.
Study topics covered include: introduction to horticulture; plant classification; plant structure and function; identification and nomenclature; the biology of plants; plant nutrition and the root environment; maintaining plant health; weeds, pests and diseases; managing the growing environment; and plant propagation. Includes all course material and full tutorial support.
Module One – Understanding the Plant Kingdom
Module Two – How Plants Function
Module Three – Managing the Soil: the Root Environment
Module Four – Plant Nutrition
Module Five – Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Module Six – Plant Propagation
Borders Connect is one of the UK’s leading distance learning providers. All of our home study courses include study material, which is sent out in an attractive, hardwearing folder, essential course books and full tutorial support or delivered online directly to your email address. We are accredited by the Open and Distance Learning Quality Council and registered as providers with the Learning Skills Council.