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Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation Level 3

Programme Description



This is a theory based course. It will be run over a year with an end of year exam as the assessment method.

It can be delivered in the day or evening depending on need.


Programme Features



Coleg Sir Gar delivers this course at the National Botannical Garden of Wales near Llanarthney in Carmarthenshire.

The team of staff have excellent academic and vocational experience.


Progression & Employment



This is an industrially recognised qualification whose awarding body is the RHS


Programme Content



Plant taxonomy, structure and function (5 credits)

The root environment,plant nutrition and growing systems (5 credits)

The management of plant health (3 credits)

Understanding applied plant propagation (2 credits)


Programme Assessment



All outcomes will be assessed with a written exam


Programme Entry Requirements



Whilst there is no formal entry requirements, it is advisable to have completed the Level 2 Theory course first.


Additional Costs



All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £45 prior to enrolment.

You will need to provide your own stationery and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits.