Certificate in Commercial Hydroponics

Study commercial hydroponics online. Learn all about hydroponics systems, designs, and applications. Select from a wide range of elective modules to tailor your learning to your own specific areas of interest.

Course CodeVHT089
Fee CodeCT
Duration (approx)600 hours

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This course covers all aspects of hydroponics in the core studies. In the elective studies, students can choose from a wide range of elective modules to tailor their learning to their own specific areas of interest.

This is an in-depth qualification suitable for hydroponic growers, manufacturers, retailers, suppliers, and consultants.



  • Develop your knowledge in hydroponics systems, designs, and applications
  • Learn how set up hydroponic systems
  • Learn how to grow crops using hydroponics
  • Learn about nutrient use in hydroponic systems
  • Learn how to manage hydroponic systems and equipment
  • Learn about approaches to pest and weed control
  • Understand the methods of irrigation


Core ModulesThese modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate in Commercial Hydroponics.
 Hydroponic Management (Hydroponics II) BHT213
 Hydroponics I BHT224
 Hydroponics III BHT321
Elective ModulesIn addition to the core modules, students study any 3 of the following 12 modules.
 Growing Carnations VHT110
 Commercial Vegetable Production BHT222
 Culinary Herbs VHT242
 Cut Flower Production BHT221
 Green Walls and Roofs BHT256
 Horticultural Resource Management BHT203
 Orchid Culture BHT232
 Roses BHT231
 Aquaponic Production BHT319
 Berry Production BHT309
 Irrigation Management BAG303
 Soil and Water Chemistry BSC307

Note that each module in the Certificate in Commercial Hydroponics is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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