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  • General

    Welcome to the Landex Flexible Learning course - RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture. In this course, you will gain the knowledge and develop skills in the collection and testing of soil samples, and also learn about methods by which soil can be adjusted for specific horticultural purposes. 

    What you learn will help to prepare you for the practical tests that are also part of this qualification.

  • Collecting and testing of soil samples

    This unit provides you with the knowledge and skills to collect and test soil samples and to specify adjustments for horticulture.
    Open Collecting and testing of soil samples
    • SCORM packages: 2
  • Collecting, Preparing and Propagating from Seed

    This unit will provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding required for planning and managing the propagation of plants from seed.
    Open Collecting, Preparing and Propagating from Seed
    • SCORM package: 1
  • Establishing and maintaining a range of plant types and forms

    This unit provides you with the knowledge and skills to plant a tree; to carry out maintenance pruning and training on a range of plants; and to provide aftercare to promote growth and fruition.
    Open Establishing and maintaining a range of plant types and forms
    • SCORM package: 1
  • Planning, collecting, preparing and establishing propagation material

    This unit provides you with the knowledge and skills to collect, prepare and establish propagation material in a growing environment.
    Open Planning, collecting, preparing and establishing propagation material
    • SCORM package: 1
  • Management of green spaces, landscaped areas and ornamental gardens

    This unit provides you with the knowledge and skills to assess the management requirements of horticultural areas; to produce management and maintenance plans for specified periods of time; and to monitor and maintain the health, safety and security of the work area.
    Open Management of green spaces, landscaped areas and ornamental gardens
    • SCORM package: 1