Principles of Garden Planning, Construction & Planting RHS Level 3 Certificate
This course is for seasoned gardeners, either keen amateurs or those looking for a career change. It is classroom based and will give you in-depth knowledge regarding gardening surveying and design principles.
Whilst there are no formal pre-requisites, it is strongly recommended that you have obtained the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance or equivalent before you commence on this course.
You will study the following units:
- Understanding garden survey techniques and design principles (4 credits)
- Understanding the selection and use of landscaping elements in the garden (4 credits)
- Understanding the setting out and construction of landscaping elements in the garden (4 credits)
- Understanding a range of specialist elements in the establishment of garden and urban plantings (3 credits)
Each unit will be assessed by a separate written examination covering all learning outcomes specified in the unit. Examinations are taken at the end of the course on dates set by the RHS.