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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

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


  • 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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