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Course Code: BHT345
Fee Code: SC3
Duration (approx) Duration (approx) 100 hours
Qualification Statement of Attainment
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Make Herb Products

A 100 hour course for herb enthusiasts, start ups and established herb businesses, to develop a broader, deeper understanding of what is possible in the herb industry.

Lesson Structure

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  1. Scope and Nature of Commercial Herb Product Industries
  2. Raw Products/ Base Materials
  3. Cosmetics
  4. Personal Hygiene Products
  5. Therapeutic Goods
  6. Edibles
  7. Crafts
  8. Other Products
  9. Packaging, Handling, Storage and Presentation
  10. Making Wise Choice


  • Discuss the scope, nature, and commercial potential of different herbal products.
  • Compare ways to process herbs for use in herbal products.
  • Develop cosmetic products that use herbs.
  • Develop personal hygiene products that use herbs.
  • Discuss the process of creating and marketing herbal ingredients and products for therapeutic, health
    • and wellbeing purposes.
  • Develop edible products that use herbs including both food ingredients (e.g., spices, dried herbs) and foods (e.g., teas, confectionary).
  • Develop different craft products that use herbs.
  • Develop a variety of other products that use herbs.
  • Explain different handling methods for manufactured herb products including packaging, storage, transport, and presentation.
  • Determine and manage risks associated with a business that deals with herbal products.

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