RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture - 24 weeks from Sept 2016
This is the perfect course for anyone starting off on a career in horticulture or for amateurs keen to find out how to improve all aspects of their gardening. Although mainly classroom based, your tutor will use the wonderful learning environment at Waterperry, including the ornamental gardens, to give students more information about the subjects covered. The RHS Level 2 gives both professionals and amateurs an excellent all-round knowledge of horticulture.
During the course you will study: plant structure, growth and reproduction; soil; elements of garden design; machinery and equipment; gardening for ornamentals; vegetables; fruit; lawns; weeds; pests; diseases and disorders. A text book will need to be purchased, price approx. £38, details of which will be given during the first session.
For more detailed information, please download the syllabus for this course at: www.rhs.org.uk
Tutors: Louie Allen
Fee: £750 (excludes RHS exam fees)
Dates & Times: Mondays 10am-3.30pm
5th, 12th, 19th September 2016
3rd, 17th, 31st October 2016
7th, 21st, 28th November 2016
5th December 2016
9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th January 2017
20th February 2017
6th, 20th, 27th March 2017
3rd, 24th April 2017
8th, 15th May 2017
5th, 12th June 2017
Please see the RHS website: www,rhs.org.uk for syllabus details. Or contact our Head Horticultural Tutor: Annette Pursey on: 01844 337266
Paper for taking notes during class teaching. Suitable text books will be discussed during the first lesson.
All basic materials. All personal equipment should be clearly labelled.
There is ample parking at Waterperry Gardens. We would politely request students park in the overflow car park whenever possible to leave room for plant centre customers in the main parking areas.
Disabled toilet facilities are available and there is access to all areas of the Waterperry Estate.
Health & Safety:
Waterperry Gardens is a working plant centre and as such there may be some hazards. Please take reasonable precautions or ask a member of staff if you have any queries.
Terms & Conditions:
Please bring your receipt as this is proof of payment and is required by the course tutor for your admmission to the course.
Course places will become reserved on full payment and by no other means. Bookings are non-transferable.
Refunds or amendments will incur an administration charge of £30
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN 8 WEEKS FROM COMMENCEMENT OF THE COURSE.
The courses provided will be as advertised. However in the case of unforeseen circumstances or due to insufficient student numbers, we may be obliged to alter the course content or cancel the course. If the course is cancelled we will endeavour to offer an alternative or a full refund of the course fee paid.
Late Joining or Missed Sessions:
Students will not be entitled to refunds for late joining. If classes are cancelled due to adverse weather or other unavoidable circumstances, we will endeavour to offer sessions at another time, although refunds for the cancelled session will not apply.
Delivery Charges will be calculated and shown at Checkout.
The basic delivery rates quoted on our order pages are to mainland United Kingdom, this excludes Scottish highlands (north of Inverness), Northern Ireland and all offshore islands. Prices for delivery of bulky items, plants and apple juice to these excluded parts of the United Kingdom may be obtained by contacting Waterperry.
We aim to deliver items on standard 3-5 day delivery service.
If you would like to arrange a special delivery i.e next day service, this can be quoted for individually if you contact us
Orders with a value over £150 will be shipped for FREE.
We do not dispatch on Friday as we cannot deliver at the weekend and do not want our quality plants to be left at a depot to deteriorate until Monday.
If for any reason you are unable to accept delivery personally, please complete the delivery instructions section on the order form giving as much detail as possible. This information is very important as Waterperry Gardens cannot be held responsible for the deterioration of plants that have to be returned to the couriers depot if they were unable to deliver them.
In such cases or if you are absent when the courier calls a card will be left with contact details. You may then re-arrange delivery with them.
Please unpack and inspect your plants immediately on delivery. We cannot be held liable for any deterioration that occurs after delivery.
Please consult our Refunds and Cancellation policy if you have any complaints about your goods and contact Waterperry within 24 hours