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RHS Principles of Garden Planning, Construction & Planting Level 3 – UFPNFL23

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This theory-based qualification improves your existing knowledge of the principles underpinning horticultural practices.
Start Date Tue 15 Sep 2020
Weeks 30
Time 13:00 - 16:00
Fee £932 Exam Fee: £108


This qualification provides a route to employment in professional horticulture by assessing knowledge of the scientific principles underpinning horticultural practices, and supports career development for those already working in the profession. It also provides a foundation for further learning or training in the field of horticulture.


  • Understanding garden survey techniques and design principles
  • Understanding the selection and use of landscaping elements in the garden
  • Understanding the setting out and construction of landscaping elements in the garden
  • Understanding a range of specialist elements in the establishment of garden and urban plantings

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but it is strongly recommended that students who undertake this qualification have obtained the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance or equivalent before they start this course.