Science and Technology Courses


Learn the sciences that underpin working in horticulture - courses ranging from botany and ecology to chemistry and engineering.

  
BIOCHEMISTRY I - PLANTS

Study plant chemistry, biochemistry and biochemical applications in this foundation correspondence course. Learn about the nitrogen cycle, photosynthesis, respi...

9 lessons
100 hours
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BIOCHEMISTRY II

Study a chemical molecules Biochemistry online correspondence course on line or external studies for career, professional development or self improvement

9 lessons
100 hours
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BIOCHEMISTRY III -PLANTS

Study a biochemistry (chemistry of biology) correspondence course on line or external studies. Advance your career, professional development or self improvement...

11 lessons
100 hours
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BOTANY I - Plant Physiology And Taxonomy

Learn plant science, studying botany by external studies from home. Study taxonomy, flower structure, photosynthesis, respiration, tissues, anatomy and physiolo...

10 lessons
100 hours
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BOTANY II

Study botany and plant taxonomy with this online correspondence course. Designed for students wanting a deeper understanding of how plants function.

10 lessons
100 hours
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CELL BIOLOGY

Cell biology correspondence course. Study the biology of plant and animal cells and how they function. Understand the make up of different cells.

10 lessons
100 hours
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CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY

An in depth course in plant biochemistry. Understand the cell structure of plants and the chemistry involved.

6 modules
600 hours
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CERTIFICATE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

Understand how to apply and what is involved with biotechnology in the horticulture industry. A very good course for those wanting to get into horticultural res...

6 modules
600 hours
Certificate
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ELECTRONICS

Learn electronics online. Electronic equipment is used increasingly in horticulture, from automated greenhouse operations to electronic systems in vehicles and ...

9 lessons
100 hours
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ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS - Engineering II

Study an engineering and mechanics correspondence course online. Learn about the different applications used in the horticulture and agriculture industry.

9 lessons
100 hours
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GENETIC APPLICATIONS - Genetics II

Study applied genetics online. Learn about gene technologies, epigenetics, genetic mapping, genomics and more.

10 lessons
100 hours
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GENETICS I

Learn genetic science as a foundation for breeding and managing plants. Genetics is important to plant health management, developing new cultivars and much more.

10 lessons
100 hours
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GEOLOGY

Learn all about geology including geophysics, geochemistry, rocks, minerals, structural geology, groundwater hydrology, and practical applications of geology.

9 lessons
100 hours
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MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT - Engineering I

Know More About Horticultural Machinery and Mechanised Equipment. Learn to manage, select, operate and maintain tools and equipment used in agriculture and hort...

8 lessons
100 hours
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MECHANICS

Learn about the various machines used in our day to day lives. The course covers fuel and electric engines, there care and maintenance.

9 lessons
100 hours
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MICROBIOLOGY

Online Biology Course - Learn the fundamentals of microbiology for work in horticultural research, plant protection, laboratory analysis or soils management

8 lessons
100 hours
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PHYSICS I

100 hour comprehensive course in physics; a foundation for understanding photography, energy systems, mechanics, construction; or for further studies in the phy...

10 lessons
100 hours
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PLANT ECOLOGY

Study a plant ecology correspondence course on line or external studies in Australia or N.Z. for career, professional development or self improvement

8 lessons
100 hours
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ROBOTICS

Study Robotics online. Robots can be fixed or mobile with single or multiple functions - machines that automate and perform tasks otherwise carried out by people.

8 lessons
100 hours
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SOIL AND WATER CHEMISTRY

Study the chemistry of soil and water for better soil and water management in horticulture and agriculture.

10 lessons
100 hours
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SOIL MICROBIOME MANAGEMENT

Learn to manage soils better to improve and sustain the microbiome, in turn improving soil health and productivity.

9 lessons
100 hours
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STATISTICS

Statistics and mathematics are an important part of our day to day lives. Study statistics and learn about an important part of doing any form of research.

10 lessons
100 hours
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