Note: The RHS No longer offers this certificate; but an ACS Certificate (without the RHS name) can be still awarded to anyone completing this course with us.
This Advanced Certificate is an excellent stand alone qualification, or a sound starting point for advanced study in horticulture.
This course is 800 hrs in duration and consists of 5 core modules and 3 elective modules.
Propagation (100 hrs)
Soil Management (100 hrs)
Botany (100 hrs)
Horticulture III (100 hrs)
Practical Horticulture (100hrs)
Crops I (100 hrs)
Protected Plant Production (100 hrs)
Plus one other crop subject of your choosing
Planning Layout and Construction of Ornamental Gardens (100 hrs)
Restoring Established Ornamental Gardens (100 hrs)
Plus one landscaping subject of your choosing
Amenity Horticulture Stream
Turf Care (100 hrs)
Plant Selection and Establishment (100 hrs)
Wholesale Nursery Management (100 hrs)