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Course Title: RHS Level 3 Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation

RHS Level 3 Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation

Horticulture Course
Price:£415 Qualification: RHS Certificate
RHS Level 3 Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation

RHS Level 3 course in Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation. Expand your knowledge and qualifications with this fantastic RHS course. This RHS course will help develop your ability to describe the principles of plant taxonomy, structure, function and growth, the management of plant health, and plant propagation.

Develop your ability to describe the principles of plant taxonomy, structure, function and growth, the management of plant health, and plant propagation.

Course Structure for RHS Level 3 Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation

This course consists of 15 in-depth lessons which cover everything needed to pass the level 3 RHS examination.

  1. Taxonomic Classification of Plants
  2. Structure and Function of Cells and Tissues
  3. Role of Flowers and Fruit
  4. Photosynthesis, Respiration, and Movement of Water
  5. Effects of Tropisms and Plant Growth Regulators
  6. Physical Properties of Growing Media
  7. Chemical Properties of Growing Media and Role of Air and Water
  8. Biological Processes in Growing Media
  9. Nutrients and Plant Growth
  10. Organic Techniques and Soil Management
  11. Plant Pests, Diseases and Disorders Part A
  12. Plant Pests, Diseases and Disorders Part B
  13. Regulation of Chemicals and Storage Procedures
  14. Seed Propagation
  15. Vegetative Propagation

Aims of RHS Level 3 Principles of Plant Growth, Health & Applied Propagation

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major divisions of the plant kingdom and an understanding of the taxonomic hierarchy and its relevance to horticultural practice
  • Identify and describe the different types of plant cells and tissues, their structure, and function
  • To understand the role and function of the reproductive parts of the plant and the seed in the plant lifecycle
  • Understand the mechanism and role of photosynthesis and respiration in the metabolism of plants, the role of water in the plant, and the movement of water, solutes, and assimilates through the plant
  • To develop an understanding of the effects of tropisms and other plant movements on growth and development
  • Understand the physical properties of growing media and their significance in relation to plant growth
  • To understand basic chemistry of soils and other growing media, and the relationship between their air and water content and plant growth
  • To understand the role of living organisms in the biological processes of soils and other growing media
  • To understand how nutrients affect plant growth and describe a range of fertilisers and their applications
  • To determine appropriate management programs for different soils in horticultural situations

To obtain the certificate, awarded by the RHS , the student needs to sit and pass written exams conducted under supervision, and assessed by the RHS. Exams centers can be found all over the world. Exams are offered twice annually; in February and June. A separate fee applies for exams; set by and paid to the RHS.

Price: £415
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 200 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB and Correspondence (+£55)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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