Crops Courses


Crop production courses for a career in horticulture crop production.

Gain skills and knowledge in growing vegetables, fruit, flowers, nuts, herbs and more. Entry level to professional development courses with flexible learning, more study choices and great service.


  • Advanced Certificate In Applied Management (Crops)

    Comprehensive 900 hour, 1 year full time, training. Learn farm management for orchards, market gardens, nurseries and herb farms, via distance education. Study from home.
  • Advanced Diploma In Horticulture (Crops)

    Comprehensive 3 year full time Training for professional horticulturists on farms, orchards or nurseries. Study horticultural crop production by distance education from home.
  • Berry Production

    Distance education (external studies) course for the enthusiast or commercial grower, covering all aspects of the care & cultivation of common, and uncommon, berry fruit: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, currants, etc
  • Certificate In Horticulture (Crops)

    Learn crop production to start or develop a career or business. Learn to grow fruit, vegetables and herbs, manage a market garden or orchard. 600 hour course
  • Certificate In Horticulture (Cut Flowers)

    600+ hours, comprehensive foundation in both general horticulture and cut flower production; prepares you for a lifelong career or successful business. Learn cut flower production studying from home.
  • Certificate In Horticulture (Viticulture)

    Training for a job, business or career development in Viticulture - comprehensive 600 hour foundation course; developed and taught by an international team of expert horticulturists.
  • Commercial Organic Vegetable Growing

    Study this 100 hour course in commercial organic vegetable growing by distance education, and benefit from the years of experience and numerous qualifications held by ACS tutors.
  • Commercial Vegetable Production

    to start a market garden or work on a vegetable farm, learning to grow vegetables by distance education studies at home.
  • Cut Flower Bulbs

    Learn to grow flowering bulbs, pest and diseases of flowering bulbs, where do you grow flowering bulbs, markets for flowering bulbs.
  • Cut Flower Orchids

    Cut flower orchid course, to learn to grow orchid plants or farm orchid flowers by studying at home by Distance Education.
  • Cut Flower Production

    Learn from the experts all you need to know about growing cut flowers - and do it from anywhere in the world by studying by distance education
  • Fruit Production - Temperate Climate

    Sudy at home to learn to grow temperate fruits including apples, pears, peaches, plums, citrus, berries, citrus and nuts; with a self paced open learning fruit farming and orchard production course.
  • Fruit Production - Warm Climate

    Learn to grow tropical fruits by distance education; in a correspondence course or online course. Study tropical fruit varieties, growing techniques, soils, pruning, harvesting, for commercial production or self sufficiency.
  • Greenhouse Cut Flowers

    Learn all about greenhouse cut flower production to grow flowers commercially on a flower farm, with this 100 hour short course via distance education
  • Irrigation - Crops

    This 100 hour short course will teach you all you need to know about irrigating crops. Learn by distance education from anywhere in the world from highly qualified and experienced horticulturists.
  • Mushroom Production

    Online course in Mushroom production, to learn mushroom growing to start a mushroom farm, work on a mushroom farm, enhance self sufficiency or get reliable supply of mushrooms fo a restaulrant -home study mushroom growing course.
  • Nut Production

    Nut Production Distance Education; self paced course for commercial grower or small farm owner, Experienced, qualified tutors, more support than most colleges.
  • Outdoor Plant Production (Crops I)

    Outdoor Plant Production Course, study on CD, with printed notes or online. Self paced, accredited module from RHS Diploma, provides foundation for market gardening, orchard, cut flower or broad acre cropping.
  • Protected Plant Production

    Learn at home how to comtrol pest and disease on plants; crontrol weeds, identify pests, identify diseases and spray chemicals safely.
  • Soil Management (Crops)

    Learn all about soil management to know what you need to know to ensure the healthy development of plants.
  • Viticulture

    Home Study distance education course in grape growing and wine production, to learn how to grow grapes commercially or for self sufficiency, through self paced study at home.
  • Warm Climate Nuts

    External studies course for growing nuts in the tropics, tropical nuts, nuts from the tropics, warm nuts, warm seasonal nuts, pests and diseases of nuts,