RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture - Garden Planning, Establishment & Maintenance

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Horticulture HR121A07/20/1 Short Course

Course Information

Learn in the beautiful spacious surroundings of KMC gardens. This well-respected RHS Certificate is designed to fit around work commitments. This forms part of the suite of Level 2 RHS qualifications.


  • Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning Establishment and Maintenance (QCF)
Course Content
  • You will study plant selection, lawn maintenance, fruit and vegetable production, and garden survey and design.
Entry Requirements
  • Although there are no formal entry requirements, students need to be literate and numerate. If you have any concerns please contact us.
    Minimum age is 16 years
    Tetanus protection is recommended.
Next Steps
  • RHS Level 2 Certificate: Plant Growth, Propagation and Development (HR147)
    RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture (HR156)
    RHS Level 3 - Certificate in Practical Horticulture (HR141)
Career Opportunities
  • Self employed gardener
    Gardener in historic gardens
    Nursery worker
    Garden Centre worker

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
09-Sep-2020 (Already Started) 16-Jun-2021 1.00 p.m. 4.00 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Wed 34
Course Fees
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £500.00
Registration fees (Part time standard) £100.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £50.00


Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, notepad, lever arch file, dividers, etc.

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.