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ADL is an RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) Distance Learning Approved Provider.

ADL’s certificate courses in the RHS theory principles of horticulture, do not require any previous study in horticulture.  If you are passionate and enthusiastic about all things gardening, that is all that is required to begin your course. Our students come from all walks of life, all ages and with various levels of horticultural knowledge.

Kick-start your career in Horticulture with a recognised online RHS qualification and become one of the many worldwide graduates, who have gone on to become established horticulturists and gardeners. Study through distance learning and prepare for RHS examinations from the comfort of your own home. Our study from home method of learning means that you can learn at your own pace, not at the pace set by a lecturer in a classroom setting.

The Royal Horticultural Society’s qualifications can be found on the Ofqual Register and are  globally recognised.  online course delivered via distance learning home study will help you to develop essential horticultural skills and knowledge, to a level where you stand out in the eyes of employers. By successfully completing this course, you will gain a solid grounding in the principals of horticulture – an essential ingredient necessary for beginning a career in horticulture. You will also expand and develop the practical skills necessary in the implication of these principles.

To obtain the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance, you will need to pass four unit exams. These are held by the RHS in February and June every year and there are deadline dates by which you have to apply to take them. Students need to register as an external exam candidate at an RHS Approved Centre, or email: qualifications@rhs.org.uk for details. To help fully prepare you for the exams, there are past test papers readily available. Please note that exam fees are paid to the RHS Centre when booking your seat.

Why Choose A Qualification with ADL?

Many horticultural jobs require formal qualifications and ADL’s online distance learning courses meet this requirement. There are a wide range of horticultural career opportunities in areas such as: production, management, marketing, education and research. Also, many of our students start their own businesses in: landscaping, maintenance, the production of fruit or vegetables, nurseries, sports turf management, viticulture, and cut flower production, just to name a few.

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