Practical Horticulture Level 2 Certificate

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This course will provide you with the practical skills for the following aspects of gardening; soil testing, plant propagation, ground preparation, planting and sowing, pruning and plant care and growing vegetables. You will aslo learn to identify a broad range of garden plants, weeds pests and diseases. The majority of the course is practically based with only a relatively small poprtion of classroom work. Five Reasons to Study this Course at Chichester 1. The opportunity to learn the "RHS way" to perform horticulture 2. The chance to develop new applicable skills 3. A great way to get ideas from like-minded people 4. Excellent realistic working environments 5. The colleges great reputation…

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This course will provide you with the practical skills for the following aspects of gardening; soil testing, plant propagation, ground preparation, planting and sowing, pruning and plant care and growing vegetables. You will aslo learn to identify a broad range of garden plants, weeds pests and diseases. The majority of the course is practically based with only a relatively small poprtion of classroom work. Five Reasons to Study this Course at Chichester 1. The opportunity to learn the "RHS way" to perform horticulture 2. The chance to develop new applicable skills 3. A great way to get ideas from like-minded people 4. Excellent realistic working environments 5. The colleges great reputation for horticulture What will I Study? Soil testing (1 credit) Sowing seeds and vegetative propagation techniques (2 credits) Practical skills in ground preparation for seeding and planting (2 credits) Practical skills in establishing seeds and plants in soil (2 credits) Care and pruning of plants (3 credits) Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases and disorders and beneficial organisms (3 credits). How will I be Taught? Theory will be taught in classrooms and practicals (which form the bulk of the course) in the glasshouses and grounds. How will I be Assessed? There are no exams, but practical assessments of each unit are regularly made. What our students say? "I really didnt want the course to stop as I was enjoying it so much" "This has given me the confidence to go and work in gardening"
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