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Key facts
  • Highly recognised by employers

  • Suitable qualification for entry into employment or further study

  • Ideal qualification to support career development such as supervisory or management roles

  • Appropriate for career change or to gain an in-depth knowledge

  • Suitable for part-time study

  • Each unit is assessed by examination or set practical activities

  • Examinations take place in February and June
  • No entry requirements, although we strongly recommend learners have completed a level 2 horticultural qualification or have equivalent experience

  • Qualification consists of mandatory units (for theoretical and practical-based qualifications) with some optional units to develop specialist practical skills

RHS Level 3 practical-based qualification

The practical-based qualification further develops the essential skills needed in horticulture. 


RHS Level 3 theory-based qualifications

The theory-based qualifications help learners by assessing their knowledge of the principles which underpin horticultural practices. 

RHS Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture

Learners who successfully complete the level 3 qualifications listed above will be awarded the level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture (total 45 credits, which equates to 450 learning hours).

More about the RHS Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Horticulture (45 credits)


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Further information

RHS Qualifications
RHS Garden Wisley
Woking
Surrey
GU23 6QB

Tel: 01483 226500
Email: qualifications@rhs.org.uk

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