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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 North Moreton (Thursday, starting Sept) one place; Ryton  (NEW COURSE Friday am starting Sept) 6 places;  and 1 place for Saturday pm (Sept) , 3 places starting in Jan ’15. For Level 3 (from September) we have some places at both centres. 

RHS THeory courses:(Ryton, starting September) Saturdays, level 2 Plant Growth morning; Level 3 Garden Planning afternoon. NEW on Friday afternoon at Ryton 'Propagation through the year', practical masterclasses; and fruit pruning days, short course on garden design at North Moreton.    Booking: 07544 512501