Hydroponics Courses

Duration icon 900 hours Qualification icon Advanced Certificate This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
"Interested in Hydroponics at management level or want to start your own business?" Then this comprehensive, exciting and challenging course will meet all your needs. It covers broad general management skills along with hydroponic growing" - Adriana Fraser Cert.Hort., Cert. Child Care., Adv.Cert.App.Mgt., Cert 1V Assessment and Training., Adv.Dip.Hort, ACS Tutor.

Designed to train people for supervisory or managerial positions in a 'specific' industry sector. Content is as follows:

Core Units: four compulsory subjects covering management issues over approximately 400 hours of study. 
Elective Units: develop knowledge in a chosen area of specialisation - in this instance, Hydroponics. Covers 300 hours of study.

Industry Project:  'Management in the Workplace Project' - Covers 200 hours of approved work experience in a small business situation.

The project specifically aims to provide the student with the opportunity to apply and integrate skills and knowledge developed through various areas of formal study. This course is internationally accredited through I.A.R.C.

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
WHAT IS AQUAPONICS? 
  • Aquaponics is the integration of hydroponics with aquaculture technologies.
  • Hydroponics is the horticultural process of growing plants in mediums other than soil.
  • Aquaculture is the culture of aquatic organisms (such as fish and crustaceans) for commercial purposes under controlled or partly controlled conditions.
ACS Student Comment: I am loving the course! I have learned so much and can't stop reading the material. My tutors give me great feedback.Chloe Blum, USA - Aquaponics course.

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Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Study, Learn and Work in Horticulture Technology -Distance Education School -Home Study Course

“Want to work in hydroponics? You will need more than just knowledge of hydroponic growing systems. This excellent and comprehensive course covers the general horticultural knowledge required for successful plant growing (irrelevant of the method) in the first 15 lessons then focuses on hydroponics in the second half.” - Adriana Fraser Cert.Hort., Cert.Child Care, Adv.Cert.App.Mgt., Cert 1V Assessment and Training, Adv.Dip.Hort, ACS Tutor.

A 600 hr IARC accredited course that develops knowledge and skills in the application of modern technology to horticulture; with particular emphasis on hydroponics.

The Core Units cover: Introduction to Plants, Plant Culture, Soils and Nutrition, Plant Identification and Use, Propagation & Pests, Diseases and Weeds.

Stream Units focus on hydroponic growing. This course is similar to other VHT002 horticulture certificates in its introductory (core) units, but devotes 50% of the course to topics specifically related to horticultural technology. 

Accredited through the International Accreditation & Recognition Council

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Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence
HYDROPONICS CERTIFICATE - GAIN ALL THE SKILLS YOU NEED
 
This hydroponics certificate provides sound knowledge of horticultural principles in the culture, use and management of plants. It provides an understanding of modern technology and its application to growing plants, with emphasis on hydroponic production. Skills obtained throughout the course will enable you to set up your own business and feel confident consulting on the use of Hydroponics.

What Skills and Knowledge are Needed for Success in Hydroponics?  Industry experts often quote the 20/80 rule : 20% hydroponic skill, 80% general horticulture skill. A common reason for failure is not knowing enough basic horticulture!  

 “A great course for those with some general horticultural knowledge – all aspects of hydroponics are covered in this well-rounded course from growing to marketing!Adriana Fraser Cert.Hort., Cert.Child Care, Adv.Cert.App.Mgt., Cert 1V Assessment and Training, Adv.Dip.Hort, ACS Tutor.

Accredited through the International Accreditation & Recognition Council.

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence
Grow your own food faster with less chance of disease and in a more environmentally friendly way.
 
This is a good starting point for those who have little experience in horticulture or hydroponics; whose main interest is in growing AT HOME. Unlike our other courses, this course is NOT intended for commercial growing in any way. You will learn the theory behind hydroponic culture, as well as receive first hand practical experience as you set up your own basic hydroponic system.
 
To grow plants in hydroponics you must understand how the plant grows so that you can control the temperature, water, oxygen, nutrients etc. in the root zone.  

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 11 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
Develop your capacity to make informed decisions regarding the management of commercially significant hydroponic crops. This course was developed to cover key issues which have been identified as recurrent problems for many experienced gowers. 
  • For Experienced Hydroponic growers OR
  • For Anyone who has already completed Hydroponics I
  • Developed by international hydroponic experts Dr Lyn Morgan (NZ) & John Mason (author of "Commercial Hydroponics")
  • “Even more in - depth than Hydroponics I, Hydroponics II takes a closer look at a few plant species in particular. This course will especially suit inclusion in a “Design your own Certificate” study option.” - Tracey Morris Dip.Hort., Cert.Hort., Cert III Organic Farming, ACS Tutor.

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HYDROPONICS COURSE 
 
This course is for those that are getting a bit more serious about their hydroponics. It takes you into production systems and commercial growing, which is perfect for the person who wants to start making a living from it.
 
Develop a sound understanding of the theory and practice of hydroponics. This is a serious grounding for working in the hydroponic industry and concentrates on the horticulturally valuable crops, such as cut flowers and vegetables. Want to know how to grow using hydroponics?
 
This course aims to show you how plus: How to start a hydroponics business, how to set up hydroponic systems and the nutrient use in hydroponic systems.

 


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Learn to manage hydroponic systems and equipment.
This course has been developed to complement Hydroponics I and II; and is intended for people who already have some experience and understanding of hydroponics.

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