This course is perfect for you if you have already achieved the RHS Level 2 Certificate but are keen to expand your knowledge and skills in horticulture. It offers you advanced practical horticultural skills that not only provide opportunities for employment, but also provide the foundation for further skills development. You will carry out assessed practicals, plant identification tests and also produce evidence including risk assessments. The course includes a number of mandatory units including; collecting and testing soil samples and specifying adjustments for horticulture; 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 and disorders and one further optional unit. You will attend College one Thursday class per month.