(Level 3) Plant Growth for Horticulture, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
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(Level 3) Plant Growth for Horticulture

8 days
355 GBP/full
355 GBP/full
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Study this foundation course in (Level 3) Plant Growth for Horticulture from Warnborough College  and develop your ability to describe the principles of plant taxonomy.


Learn more about propagating, growing and maintaining plants.

  • Learn about plant structures, their function and growth.
  • Advance your knowledge of plant health.
  • Prerequisite: Foundation Level II Certificate

Study at home – advance your knowledge in propagating and managing plants.

  • Learn about structure, function and growth.
  • Understand the management of plant health, and plant propagation.

Aims of the (Level 3) Plant Growth for Horticulture course from Warnborough College

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major divisions of the plant kingdom and an understanding of the taxonomic hierarchy and its relevance to horticultural practice.
  • Identify and describe the different types of plant cells and tissues, their structure, and function.
  • To understand the role and function of the reproductive parts of the plant and the seed in the plant life cycle.
  • Understand the mechanism and role of photosynthesis and respiration in the metabolism of plants, the role of water in the plant, and the movement of water, solutes, and assimilates through the plant.
  • To develop an understanding of the effects of tropisms and other plant movements on growth and development.
  • Understand the physical properties of growing media and their significance in relation to plant growth.
  • To understand basic chemistry of soils and other growing media, and the relationship between their air and water content and plant growth.
  • To understand the role of living organisms in the biological processes of soils and other growing media.
  • To understand how nutrients affect plant growth and describe a range of fertilisers and their applications.
  • To determine appropriate management programs for different soils in horticultural situations.

Programme Structure

The course comprises 15 lessons:

  • Taxonomic Classification of Plants
  • Structure and Function of Cells and Tissues
  • Role of Flowers and Fruit
  • Photosynthesis, Respiration, and Movement of Water
  • Effects of Tropisms and Plant Growth Regulators
  • Physical Properties of Growing Media
  • Chemical Properties of Growing Media and Role of Air and Water
  • Biological Processes in Growing Media
  • Nutrients and Plant Growth
  • Organic Techniques and Soil Management
  • Plant Pests, Diseases and Disorders Part A
  • Regulation of Chemicals and Storage Procedures
  • Seed Propagation
  • Vegetative Propagation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 8 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • Start at any time – study at a pace that suits you, and with full tutor support for the duration of your studies.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisite: Foundation Level II Certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    355 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 355 GBP for the full programme during 8 days.
  • National

    355 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 355 GBP for the full programme during 8 days.


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