General Horticulture Courses

    CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE

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

    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, pest control and even maintenance of garden furniture.

    HORTICULTURAL THERAPY

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

    HORTICULTURE I

    Introductory Horticulture Course. Great course for home gardeners or for those wanting to pursue a career in horticulture.

    HORTICULTURE II

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

    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.

    INDUSTRY PROJECT I

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

    INDUSTRY PROJECT II

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

    IRRIGATION - GARDENS

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

    IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT

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

    NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT I

    Study Nature Park Management including Nature reserves, wilderness areas and nature parks, botanical parks. Learn about basic gardening and nature park design, to erosion control, weed control and tree surgery.

    PLANT PATHOLOGY

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

    PLANT PROTECTION

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

    PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE 1

    Online course designed for those wanting to work in the horticulture industry. Learn propagation techniques, pest and disease identification, weed identification, and plant maintenance.

    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.

    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 environment.

    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.

    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.

    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 within our proficiency award courses.

    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.

    Workshop III

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