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RHS – Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation Level 3 – UFPNTL02

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A theoretical qualification to improve your horticultural knowledge, whether purely for interest or to further your career into supervisory or management roles.
Start Date Tue 9 Nov 2021
Weeks 15
Time 18:00 - 21:00
Fee £713 Exam Fee: £136


This theory-based qualification will improve your existing knowledge of the principles underpinning horticultural practices. This will allow you to enter, or progress within, a horticultural profession. It also provides a foundation for further learning in the field of horticulture

You will study the following units:

  • Plant taxonomy, structure, and function
  • The root environment, plant nutrition & growing systems
  • The management of plant health
  • Understanding applied plant propagation

You will need to pass an exam for each unit to achieve the qualification.

Please note this course is delivered remotely – via MS Teams


This qualification is suitable for:

  • Career changers: Looking to work in professional horticulture for the first time and already have a Level 2 understanding
  • Professional horticulturists: Already working in horticulture and wanting to develop knowledge further
  • Casual learners: Wanting to develop personal interest and progress to further horticultural study at Level 4
  • Busy people: Need a flexible learning style? Our qualifications are designed to be studied part-time

Entry Requirements

  • Horticulture RHS Level 2 Certificate (strongly recommended, not mandatory)


  • RHS Master of Horticulture
Part-time courses are term time only. See our term dates for further information.
Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £17,374.50? Call 01756 693 309 for further information.