RHS Level 1 Award in Practical Horticulture
This is a practical qualification, aimed at anyone with an interest in plants and gardening, that focuses on developing essential horticultural skills. It also provides a foundation for other RHS practical qualifications at level 2 and level 3. There are no pre-requisites for entry to this qualification.
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Foundation Learning is one of the four main qualification suites for 14 to 19 year olds, alongside GCSEs and A levels, Diplomas and apprenticeships.
The RHS Level 1 Award in Practical Horticulture qualification has been approved within the Qualifications and Credit Framework. As part of the Foundation Learning tier this qualification provides a new and flexible learning programme for young people and adults working at level 1. It helps learners to develop their horticultural potential and prepares them to progress towards level 2 qualifications offered by RHS Qualifications and other awarding organisations.