RHS Level 2 Qualifications

Study for an RHS Level 2 qualification here at Ness Botanic Gardens. Our courses run on a part time basis, across 18 months allowing you to gain a nationally recognised qualification while developing new experiences, understanding and knowledge. There are no formal entry requirements for our courses. You must be 18 or over to apply.

RHS Level 2 in the Principles of Horticulture

This course is ideal for those wishing to increase their gardening knowledge or those who are looking for a route into employment in professional horticulture.

The course is taught via a series of lectures, demonstrations and practical activities both in the classroom and out in the gardens.

Course fee


Course fees can be paid on a module by module basis of £65.

This course is offered to Members of Ness Gardens at a discounted course fee of £480.00 (module by module basis of £60).

Exam fees

£18 per module, these are set and marked by the RHS.

Further information

For more information please contact:

Andy Lambie
Horticultural Tutor and Adult Course Manager 

0151 795 6315.

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