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For those in full-time education, or assisted learning, from 14 years
This is a practical qualification aimed at those in full-time education, or assisted learning, with an interest in plants and gardening. This qualification helps learners to begin to develop their horticultural knowledge, learn essential horticultural skills and prepares them to progress towards level 2 and 3 qualifications.
There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.
The qualification consists of six units covering the following subject areas:
Foundation Learning is one of the four main qualification suites for 14 to 19-year-olds, alongside GCSEs and A levels, diplomas and apprenticeships. 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.
Assessment is by means of a range of practical activities timetabled and assessed within your approved centre.
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We’re here to help cultivate your passion for horticulture. If you have any questions relating to qualifications please get in touch with us by email.
If your enquiry is urgent please contact the RHS Qualifications team on 01483 226500.
For general enquiries not related to RHS Qualifications please contact 0203 176 5800.
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