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Horticulture (Level 2 Certificate), Certificate

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This vocationally-oriented Horticulture (Level 2 Certificate) course from Warnborough College is designed to lay a foundation for a long-term career in horticulture by developing the ability to identify a large range of plants, knowledge of essential horticultural principles and practices and practical skills in plant propagation, growth and care. 
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Overview

This Horticulture (Level 2 Certificate) course from Warnborough College leads to certification from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) UK.

Aims

  • Demonstrate a broad range of horticultural knowledge; communicate clearly and coherently in writing on horticultural matters; and relate horticultural science to its practical application.
  • Understand the classification of higher plants and appreciate the internal structure of higher plants.
  • Understand the external structure of higher plants
  • Develop an understanding of the principles and main practices of plant propagation in horticulture.
  • Understand the fundamental physiological processes within the plant including photosynthesis, respiration, water movement, pollination, fertilisation, seed formation and germination.
  • Develop an understanding of the principles and main practices of plant propagation in horticulture.
  • Understand basic cultural operations and production methods necessary to obtain outdoor food crops.
  • Understand basic surveying and design principles and apply them to basic garden design and planning requirements.
  • Develop an understanding of the constituents, properties and management of soils and growing media.
  • Develop an understanding of environmental control and plant cultivation in greenhouses and other protected environments.
  • Develop an understanding of plant selection, establishment and maintenance of a range of ornamental plants.
  • Develop an understanding of pest, diseases and weeds that affect horticultural plants, and the cultural, biological, chemical and integrated systems used to control those problems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • You may enrol and start at any time of the year – it’s all self-paced.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description
      • 1 Module – 100 Hours (you must complete all assignments and successfully complete one examination OR final project)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Lessons:

  • The Plant Kingdom 
  • Plant Propagation
  • Outdoor Food Production
  • Garden Planning
  • The Root Environment and Plant Nutrition
  • Protected Cultivation
  • Horticultural Plant Selection, Establishment and Maintenance
  • Horticultural Plant Health Problems

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    395 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 395 GBP for the full programme and a duration of .
  • EU/EEA

    395 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 395 GBP for the full programme and a duration of .
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