Short Courses Courses


Short 20 hour courses across a wide variety of different horticultural topics. 

Aquaponics   
Aquaponics

Learn how to grow your own fish and food successfully using the aquaponic system.

5 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Bees, Beekeeping and Honey   
Bees, Beekeeping and Honey

Learn to keep bees, improve plant pollination and at the same time increase food plant production, produce honey, honeycomb, and other bee products.

8 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Budding and Grafting   
Budding and Grafting

Learn budding and grafting techniques to propagate different plants. Learn what plant varieties should be propagated this way and why.

9 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Choosing Garden Elements   
Choosing Garden Elements

Learn how to choose the right garden elements to improve the design of your garden.

5 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Creating a Garden Theme   
Creating a Garden Theme

Learn about popular garden themes and how to create them.

11 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Designing Gardens   
Designing Gardens

Learn to design a garden - formal or informal, courtyard or large property. Create a functional, attractive landscape that meets any criteria.

17 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Drainage and Flood Mitigation   
Drainage and Flood Mitigation

Learn online to plan, install and manage drainage and undertake other work to prevent or reduce flooding.

7 lessons
20 hours
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Ecotherapy   
Ecotherapy

Ecotherapy short course, study nature-based therapy, at home by Distance Education

8 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Fruit and Vegetables   
Fruit and Vegetables

Learn to grow fruits and vegetables: greens, root vegetables, tomatoes and capsicums to apples, citrus, berries and mushrooms. Home grown.

14 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Gardening Skills   
Gardening Skills

Online Gardening Course - a great starting point for all gardeners

8 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Growing and Using Citrus   
Growing and Using Citrus

Learn about growing citrus trees, study how to use citrus fruits, at home by distance education

5 lessons
20 hours
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Improving Agricultural Sustainability   
Improving Agricultural Sustainability

This course covers sustainable concepts, soils, water management, pest and disease control, sustainable weed control and cultivation, farm management, growing a...

11 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Indoor Plants   
Indoor Plants

Learn about managing lots of different types of plants in different indoor environments: plant selection, maintenance and indoor "landscaping".

8 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Land Degradation, Restoration and Management   
Land Degradation, Restoration and Man...

Land Management short course - professional development for farmers, environmental managers, gardeners and others.

7 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Managing a Nursery   
Managing a Nursery

This course discusses about different management aspects required to run a profitable plant nursery.

7 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Medicinal Herbs   
Medicinal Herbs

Learn to grow many of the commonly grown medicinal herbs. Understand the chemistry and medicinal applications better with this correspondence course.

6 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Nutrients for Hydroponics and Tissue Culture   
Nutrients for Hydroponics and Tissue ...

Learn about hydroponics, nutrient management, study how to make and manage nutrient solution

11 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Plant Health   
Plant Health

Learn to identify and control health problems, pests and diseases, in plants: fungal, bacterial, virus, insect, nematode and other problems.

6 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Plant Management in Nurseries and Garden Centres   
Plant Management in Nurseries and Gar...

Learn how to manage plants in wholesale nurseries and garden centres.

6 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Plant Taxonomy   
Plant Taxonomy

Learn why plants are named scientifically and to identify distinguishing botanical features making plant identification much easier.

4 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Planting What Where   
Planting What Where

Improve your knowledge of plant selection so you can make better choices of what to plant where as a landscaper or gardener.

13 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Pruning Plants   
Pruning Plants

Learn How to Prune Plants. Become a "certified" pruner. Learn to prune roses, grapes, trees, shrubs, bonsai, hedges, topiary and more with this online course.

9 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Sales Skills for Garden Centre Staff   
Sales Skills for Garden Centre Staff

Learn to work in a garden centre - improve your sales skills

8 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Sheep Breeds   
Sheep Breeds

Learn everything you need to know about sheep breeds in this online course. Enrol and start learning immediately. This course covers 199 different breeds and mu...

7 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Short Course Starting a Backyard Nursery   
Short Course Starting a Backyard Nursery


9 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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Vertical Farming and Gardening   
Vertical Farming and Gardening

Learn to create vertical gardens and farms - small or large - to grow crops or decorative plants in small spaces

7 lessons
20 hours
Certificate of Completion
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