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Certificate in

Horticulture Business

Course Overview



This course can be paid off through an interest-free payment plan of between $20 – $30 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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This course comprises of 2 subjects and is made up of 18 core units of study. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.



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Are you a passionate gardener? Do you love being outdoors and covered in dirt? Then this is the course for you! This wonderful Horticulture course delivered online is for all the budding horticulturists out there! If you love gardening and find plants fascinating, then look no further.

This course will teach you all about different kinds of plants, soils, lawns, flowers and much more! The course also has a strong business component so that you are not only a skilled and knowledgeable gardener but also have a firm understanding for the business side of horticulture.

Being one of the more comprehensive and specific Horticulture courses online, this course has been specifically designed from the ground up by industry professionals to put you in good stead to develop a strong foundation of the industry and elevate your expertise above others looking for entry-level employment in this highly competitive industry.

This horticulture course is perfect for those individuals who are looking for employment in already established businesses, looking to start their own business or even just hobby gardeners.

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Course Outline

Subject 1 – Horticulture 1

  • Unit 1 – Technical Classifications and Identification of Plants
  • Unit 2 – Plant Types – Selection Criteria
  • Unit 3 – Creating Plant Landscapes
  • Unit 4 – Water Management
  • Unit 5 – Soils
  • Unit 6 – Pests and Diseases
  • Unit 7 – Growing, Managing and Maintaining Plants and Gardens
  • Unit 8 – Plant Uses and Plant Conservation
  • Unit 9 – Impacts on the Natural Plant Environment Today

Subject 2 – Horticulture and Resource Business

  • Unit 1 – Research – Due Diligence Checks
  • Unit 2 – Decision-Making
  • Unit 3 – Starting a New Business
  • Unit 4 – Established Business – Background Checks
  • Unit 5 – Business Focus
  • Unit 6 – Physical Resources
  • Unit 7 – Human Resources
  • Unit 8 – Professional Obligations
  • Unit 9 – Management Processes and Procedures
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