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There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.
• Plant classification, structure, and function
• Plant nutrition and the root environment
• Maintaining plant health
• Understanding plant propagation
Where a candidate receives commendations in all four mandatory units, the qualification will be awarded with commendation.
Each unit will be assessed by a separate written examination covering all learning outcomes specified in the unit. Examinations will be offered twice a year in February and June.
Find out full details about the course.
QS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development (358kB pdf)
SQP RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development (182kB pdf)
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If your enquiry is urgent please contact the RHS Qualifications team on 01483 226500.
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