General Horticulture Courses


Courses that relate to all areas of horticultural work, including plant health management, soils, irrigation and horticultural therapy.

Advanced Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture   
Advanced Certificate in Ornamental Ho...

This course provides professional training for people to work in the management, care and development of gardens, parks, or other areas of horticulture.

9 modules
900 hours
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Certificate in Garden Maintenance   
Certificate in Garden Maintenance

Starting your own landscape maintenance business or want to work in the horticulture industry, learn about ornamental horticulture with this online course.

7 modules
100 hours
Certificate
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CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE   
CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE

Horticulture Certificate: foundation studies, specialist study you choose: Landacaping, turf, propagation, ornamental, crops, arboriculture, viticulture, or som...

700 hours
Certificate
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CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (GROUNDS MANAGEMENT)   
CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (GROUNDS ...

Horticulture grounds management distance education certificate. Develop the skills and knowledge required to maintain a variety of horticultural sites from gard...

700 hours
Certificate
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CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT)   
CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (NATURE P...

CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT) Study an online qualification in horticulture management from home.

700 hours
Certificate
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CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (ORGANIC PLANT GROWING)   
CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (ORGANIC ...

Study sustainable horticultural crop production, plant culture, growing, using and selling horticultural produce. Learn how to grow edible plants organically.

600 hours
Certificate
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CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE)   
CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (ORNAMENT...

Learn to develop, manage and maintain ornamental gardens. A substantial training for working in gardens that exist mainly for decorative and amenity reasons.

700 hours
Certificate
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CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (PLANT PROTECTION)   
CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (PLANT PR...

Learn protect plants from environmental damage, pest problems, disease problems and through better landscape maintenance, ensure better plant health and garden ...

700 hours
Certificate
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FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE   
FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE

Certificate in Horticulture. Learn horticultural principles, practical skills, plant propagation and plant identification and classification.

150 hours
Certificate
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Foundation Certificate in Plant Growth for Horticulture Level 2   
Foundation Certificate in Plant Growt...

An in depth course into, Plant Growth, Propagation & Development. Understand the foundations of plant growth, essential nutrition, propagation and managing pes...

10 lessons
150 hours
Certificate
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Foundation Certificate in Residential Garden Planning and Care Level 2   
Foundation Certificate in Residential...

Study the principles of Garden Design, Establishment & Maintenance. Understand residential garden garden planning and care.

10 lessons
150 hours
Certificate
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GARDEN MAINTENANCE   
GARDEN MAINTENANCE

Professional Gardening: learn what it takes to be a professional gardener. Understand every aspect from turf care, fertilising and weed control to irrigation, p...

10 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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GARDEN TOURISM   
GARDEN TOURISM

Study this online course in garden tourism to learn how to plan, organise and manage garden tours, events and activities.

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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HORTICULTURAL THERAPY   
HORTICULTURAL THERAPY

Learn horticultural therapy skills; understand different disabilities and illnesses, appropriate activities, managing risks, and achieving benefits.

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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HORTICULTURE I   
HORTICULTURE I

The best Starter Course for Horticulture. This is a great course new gardeners amateur or professional, with a thirst for proper learning that they can build ex...

13 lessons
100 hours
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HORTICULTURE II   
HORTICULTURE II

Learn to identify plants using scientific classification system for plant naming. Understand the benefits of correct plant identification in horticulture.

11 lessons
100 hours
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HORTICULTURE III (PLANT HEALTH)   
HORTICULTURE III (PLANT HEALTH)

An in depth plant health course. Study plant pests, diseases, environmental damage; causes, diagnosis and treatments. Work in horticulture caring for plants.

10 lessons
100 hours
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INDUSTRY PROJECT I   
INDUSTRY PROJECT I

Get credits in Certificates and Proficiency Awards for work or industry experience. Industry related Horticulture courses.

100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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INDUSTRY PROJECT II   
INDUSTRY PROJECT II

INDUSTRY PROJECT II -This is a practical requirement for several certificate and proficiency award qualifications.

100 hours
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IRRIGATION - GARDENS   
IRRIGATION - GARDENS

Garden Irrigation Course. Design irrigation systems, understand the different methods of irrigating for turf and gardens.

10 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT   
IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT

Study Irrigation problems, irrigation management, and what irrigation to use to optimise plant growth and water efficiency in various horticultural applications.

8 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT I   
NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT I

Learn to manage nature reserves, wilderness areas and nature parks, botanical parks. Study land care practices and nature park design, to erosion control, weed ...

12 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT II   
NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT II

Learn about land rehabilitation and revegetation, wildlife management, control pests and manage visitors.

10 lessons
100 hours
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PLANT PATHOLOGY   
PLANT PATHOLOGY

PLANT PATHOLOGY Course - learn to identify plant disease, improve plant health, avoid pathogens and understand the biological science of plant pathology.

8 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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PLANT PROTECTION   
PLANT PROTECTION

Protection from plant pests and diseases. Learn how to identify diseases in plants and techniques to control various pathogens and harmful insects.

10 lessons
100 hours
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PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE 1   
PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE 1

Learn some of the more important practical skills for gardening - propagation techniques, pest and disease identification, weed identification, and plant mainte...

10 lessons
100 hours
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PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE 2   
PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE 2

The course contains all the tips to develop excellent practical skills in the management of a variety of horticultural situations. Online course.

11 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2500 hour Learning Bundle for Horticulture - PARKS   
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2500 hour Le...

Management and development of recreation, park facilities and services. Relevant to Park Management, Botanical Gardens, Supervisory or Management positions.

25 modules
2500 hours
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PROTECTED PLANT PRODUCTION   
PROTECTED PLANT PRODUCTION

Learn to use and manage Greenhouses and shade houses for growing a variety of horticultural crops. Understand the benefits of growing plants in a controlled env...

10 lessons
100 hours
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SOIL MANAGEMENT - HORTICULTURE   
SOIL MANAGEMENT - HORTICULTURE

Soil is The Basis of Good Horticulture: Soil management is complex - learn to identify, analyse and manage soil in order to produce healthy abundant plants.

8 lessons
100 hours
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SPECIALIST AWARD IN HORTICULTURE BHT007   
SPECIALIST AWARD IN HORTICULTURE BHT007

A specialised horticulture qualification. Add to your existing knowledge and skills and specialise in an area of your choice.

500 hours
Specialist Award
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TREES FOR REHABILITATION (REAFFORESTATION)   
TREES FOR REHABILITATION (REAFFORESTA...

Learn to rehabilitate degraded land with appropriate tree planting. Understand the steps needed to create a new ecosystem.

10 lessons
100 hours
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WEED CONTROL   
WEED CONTROL

WEED CONTROL - learn how to identify, control and remove weeds with this online study course. Control weeds around utilities, in turf areas or in the garden.

100 hours
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WORKSHOP I   
WORKSHOP I

Learn Practical Skills by Home Study: Distance education IS Practical -more than most people think! This course is designed to be taken as a practical unit with...

100 hours
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WORKSHOP II   
WORKSHOP II

This follows on from Workshop I; designed to be taken as a second practical component for credit within some of our proficiency awards.

100 hours
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Workshop III   
Workshop III

A course designed for supervisors and mangers in the field of horticulture aiming to boost productivity in the work place.

3 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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