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

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Learners should have a keen interest in horticulture, some practical experience and knowledge of plants. The content is largely theoretical with a strong emphasis on the principles underlying horticultural practices. Learners will have access to facilities in the college greenhouse, garden and learning centre. Three educational visits will be arranged to gardens of interest in the local area and are an integral part of the course. It is essential for learners to spend at least one hour per week outside college hours working on assignments and preparing for exams. The course comprises four units * Plant classification, structure, and function will give you an understanding of the naming and classification of higher plants and an appreciation of their structure and function. The unit will give an explanation of physiological processes within the plant including photosynthesis, respiration and water movement and the mechanisms of pollination, fertilisation, seed formation and germination. * Plant nutrition and the root environment will give you an understanding of the constituents, properties and management of soils and growing media. * Understanding Plant Propagation will give you an understanding of both the principles and practices involved in propagating plants. * Maintaining Plant Health will give you an understanding of pest disease and weed life cycles and cultural, biological, chemical and integrated methods of control.

Course information

Name: RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development Qualification title: Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development (QCF) Qualification type: Assessment The examination is entirely theory based, testing candidates' knowledge of both principles and practices of horticulture. You must be able to communicate clearly and coherently in writing. The examinations will take place in February and June at Trafford College. Awarding Royal Horticultural Society Created 20150717 14:02:06 Updated 20150717 14:02:06

Entry requirements

The examination is entirely theory based, testing candidates' knowledge of both principles and practices of horticulture. You must be able to communicate clearly and coherently in writing. The examinations will take place in February and June at Trafford College. Equipment required The examination is entirely theory based, testing candidates' knowledge of both principles and practices of horticulture. You must be able to communicate clearly and coherently in writing. The examinations will take place in February and June at Trafford College.

Provider

TRAFFORD COLLEGE
Further Education
enquiries@trafford.ac.uk
1618867070

Address

MANCHESTER ROAD
WEST TIMPERLEY Town: ALTRINCHAM County:CHESHIRE

Learning aims

Title: Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development (QCF) Qualification: Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development (QCF) Classification: Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

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