Certificate In Specialised Horticulture

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Course Overview

Do you like spending time outdoors? Do you have a green thumb? Enjoy gardening? Want to learn more about plants? This course will give you the skills and knowledge to become a horticulturalist.

Start your new career in horticulture working in private gardens or public spaces there is plenty of opportunity to kick start a new career path. Learn from industry experts, whether you're just beginning or wanting to advance your career this course will provide you skills and knowledge to succeed in this field.

During the course you will learn all the fundamentals of potting, soil testing, taking care of trees, treating weeds, pests and diseases. There is so much to learn and to put into practice in a fast growing industry.

Course Details


Certificate In Specialised Horticulture

Course Duration

150 hours of study from start to finish

Tutor Support

Monday to Saturday via email or phone contact

Study Mode

100% Online

Start Date

Enrol at anytime

Course Units

Module 1 

  • Plant Types

  • Creating a Plant Landscape

  • Water Management

  • Soils

  • Pests and Diseases

  • Growing, Managing and Maintaining Plants and Gardens

  • Technical Classification of Plants

  • Plant Uses

  • Impacts on the Natural Plant Environment Today

Module 2 

  • Historical Developments

  • Systematic Development of Plants

  • Plant Types Part 1

  • Plant Types Part 2

  • Selecting Plants

  • Plant Care and Safety

  • Planting Processes and Procedures

  • Plant Environments

  • Plant Protection

  • Planting Benefits

Nursery worker

Crop grower

Greenhouse worker

Farm worker

Private or Public Gardener


Urban farming

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