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

Course code: ESWQ002P

Subject area: Horticulture

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

Course details

6:30pm - 9:30pm


28th Sep 2021 - 7th Jun 2022

Witney Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

This is a 30 week evening course covering the theoretical aspects of plant growth, propagation and development at level 2. Students have the opportunity at the end of the course to sit the Royal Horticulture Society's exam: Certificate of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development which is part of the RHS Diploma in Horticulture. Come and join a group of horticultural enthusiasts and develop your knowledge of horticulture.

The course follows the RHS syllabus for the level 2 certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development and students will have the opportunity to sit these examinations in June if they wish.

1. Plant classification, structure, and function
2. Plant nutrition and the root environment
3. Maintaining plant health
4. Understanding plant propagation
Continue studying the suite of RHS qualifications
Students wishing to sit the RHS examinations in June will be asked to pay these exam fees

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently planning any trips as part of your course. If we are able to organise trips during your course, the cost of these will be communicated to you at the time. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £750.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £750.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Students who successfully pass the examinations will receive the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development
Group discussions and lectures. Formal examinations in June for those students wishing to gain the RHS level 2 certificate. Each of the 4 units is assessed by an exam. All 4 exams are held on the same day.