RHS Level 3 Plant Growth

Horticulture Qualifications

The course is ideal for those wishing to take their career in professional horticulture to the next level. There is a focus on soil management, disease and pest control, and plant propagation. The course is also a good choice for students wishing to launch a new career in horticulture at an advanced level, and provides a good foundation for higher education. Keen amateurs will also find this a rewarding and informative course.

The course includes:

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  • 8 Easy-to-follow study modules.
  • 8 Assignments
  • Supplementary study booklets and reports, including ‘Plant Names’ as well as revision guides.
  • FREE revision pack worth £18 – plus tutor support throughout revision and the option to complete past exam papers as extra assignments.
  • One-to-one tutor support by email and instant chat – talk directly to a member of your tutorial team between 9am and 9pm, 7 days a week.
  • Accredited training – Borders is accredited by the ODL QC.
  • Edinburgh Garden School Certificate of Course Completion.
  • Revision support to prepare fully for the RHS Examination – Level 3 Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation.
  • Online study option if you prefer – start studying within 2 hours.
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    • RHS Level 3 Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation.

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    Course Outline

    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. Includes all study material and full tutorial support. All courses are despatched by courier.

    Module 1: Understanding the Plant Kingdom.

    Module 2: How Plants Function.

    Module 3: A Healthy Soil.

    Module 4: Growing Media and Plant Nutrition.

    Module 5: Weeds, Pests and Biosecurity.

    Module 6: Diseases, Disorders and Control.

    Module 7: Plant Propagation 1.

    Module 8: Plant Propagation 2.

    Download a copy of the full syllabus from the RHS website.

Elaine Brennan

Well-structured and follows the syllabus closely. The tutorial support has been excellent. Really enjoyed it too 🙂

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