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  • This course has been designed for you to complete at a pace that suits you, it is a blended learning course meaning you study at home in your own time and work closely with your chosen LBL member College to conduct the practical assessment elements at the College.

    Feel free to browse the course materials for free, just click on the course category and open the module you wish to view and complete to give you an understanding of the course content . Additionally if you would like to register for this course please do so below by clicking the link and selecting your chosen LBL member College. 

    Course Overview

    The Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture focuses on developing essential horticultural skills. These not only offer opportunities for employment but provide the foundation for further skills development. This practical-based qualification is designed to provide the horticultural skills needed for career development to supervisory or management roles, or to further develop your interest.

    Entry Requirements
    Whilst there are no formal prerequisites for entry to the qualification, it is recommended that students who undertake this qualification have obtained the RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture or have equivalent experience before they commence the course.

    Learning Pattern 
    The qualification is designed to be studied flexibly online and on a part-time basis. No particular learning pattern is specified for the online learning, and providers offering the course are free to define their own teaching structure and teaching hours for the centre-based content.  It is anticipated that the course should be completed in 3 to 4 months.

    Assessment
    Each unit will be assessed by means of a range of practical activities timetabled and assessed within an approved centre. They will cover all learning outcomes specified in the unit. Your selected approved centre will provide further details.

    Cost
    The price for the course, which is dependent on individual circumstances will be provided by your selected college provider.

    Contact Us
    We’re here to help you develop your skills in the safe use of veterinary medicine. If you have any questions relating to the qualification, please get in touch with Nico De Vries by email: nicodevries@landex.org.uk 

    If your enquiry is urgent please, contact Nico De Vries on 01604 550109 


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  • Health and Safety

  • Collecting and testing of soil samples

  • Collecting, Preparing and Propagating from Seed

  • Establishing and maintaining a range of plant types and forms

  • Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases ...

  • Planning, collecting, preparing and establishing propagation material

  • Management of green spaces, landscaped areas and ornamental gardens