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Certificate in Garden Planning, Construction and Planting

RHS Level 3: Theory Course

L3 Garden Planning Cert

Course content:

  • Garden survey techniques and design principles
  • Selection and use of landscaping elements in the garden
  • Setting out and construction of landscaping elements in the garden
  • A range of specialist elements in the establishment of garden and urban plantings

Duration: The course runs on Saturdays for 28 weeks from September 2014 from 13.30 to 16.30 pm.

How each course is taught and assessed:

You will study 4 units.

The course is classroom based; teaching consists of lectures, with practical demonstrations and outdoor discussions where it helps understanding of specific topics, such as surveying or specialist plantings.

Each unit is assessed by a short written examination set by the RHS in February and June each year.

There is no compulsory course work, but you will be given the opportunity to try sample examination questions if you are going take the examination.

Achievement: When you have passed exams in all the units, the RHS will award a Level 3 Certificate in Planning, Construction and Planting.

Note: If you have opted not to undertake the examinations for either course but work through all the exercises and practice questions we will issue a certificate of attendance.


RHS Practical courseS: Level 2, Jan 2016 for Thurs (North Moreton), Friday or Sat ( Ryton) now full, taking waiting list for Sept 2016.  Level 3, still  places to start Jan 2016 at   Ryton Sat am or (NEW) Friday pm,  North Moreton Thurs pm.

 For information or to book a place, use the CONTACT US  link above or call 07544 512501.