RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development

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 and have good literacy and study skills.

You will learn

  • Plant classification, structure and function
  • Plant nutrition and the root environment
  • Maintaining plant health
  • Understanding plant propagation
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 are 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.