RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance

Course overview

This is an intensive, part-time theory-based course that forms part of the RHS Level 2 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture.

As this is an exam-based course, you must be able to commit time for independent study.

You will learn

  • How to create garden features, including selection and planning
  • How to choose plants and the establishment and maintenance of plants and lawns
  • How to produce outdoor vegetables and fruit
  • More about protected environments and their use in plant cultivation
Entry requirements
  • A minimum level of general GCSE attainment including English at grade 4 and above (C and above)
  • An interest in plants and gardening

Successful completion of this course should support career development if you’re already working in professional horticulture, help prepare you to embark on a career in professional horticulture or allow you to progress to Level 3 RHS or garden design qualifications.

If you complete all three RHS Level 2 Certificates you will receive the RHS Level 2 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture.