RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture - apply now
15 July 2010
Dates of Course:
Monday January 24th until Friday 5th February 2011 (inclusive).
Queen Sirkit Botanic Garden (QSBG), Chiang Mai, Thailand
To deliver the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) Certificate in Practical Horticulture and also train the students how to deliver it within their own gardens.
Already experienced horticulturists (Curators, Supervisors or Senior Horticulturists), working within botanic gardens, who want to become trainers and deliver and certificate a recognised practical horticulture qualification within their own gardens.
English (the aim is that the people on the course will translate the materials into their own language in the future for delivery in their own gardens).
• Candidates will be taught and assessed for the RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture (endorsed by BGCI), and will also receive training in how to teach and assess the programme so they can deliver it within their own gardens.
• Accommodation: FREE (all meals and a bed in one of the guest houses at QSBG are to be provided free of charge to all students on the programme by QSBG).
Initial enquiries by email to Leigh Morris, Head of Education, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh. EH3 5LR. Scotland. United Kingdom. Email: L.firstname.lastname@example.org
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