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Certificate in

Organic Farming & Sustainable Agriculture

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Course Overview

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

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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COURSE DURATION

2 key modules and make up 18 lessons. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.

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TUTOR SUPPORT

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.

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Accreditation

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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24/7 ACCESS

Online 24/7 access to your course allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to study, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Demand for organic produce has boomed over recent years and supermarkets from Australia to England now devote significant shelf space to organic produce, and organic certification schemes have emerged and flourished.

Organic farming works with nature, rather than against it. It recognises the fact that nature has many complex processes which interact to control pests, diseases and weeds, and to regulate the growth of plants.

Sustainability in Agriculture has become increasingly important over recent times. It is no longer sufficient to just be productive and the cost of production is no longer just thought of in terms of money.  The environmental resources of a farm as well as the financial must not deteriorate if a farm is to continue to exist into the future.

Being one of the more comprehensive and specific Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture 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 Organic Farming and Sustainable agriculture certificate is designed to take you through both organic farming and sustainable agriculture as an industry and business as well as the roles and responsibilities within these fields.

Course Outline

Module 1 – Organic Farming

  • Introduction to Organic Farming
  • Integrated Farm Management Systems
  • Organic Management Issues
  • Organic Soil Management and Crop Nutrition
  • Weed Management
  • Pest and Disease Management
  • Livestock Management I
  • Livestock Management II
  • Pasture
  • Crops

Module 2 – Sustainable Agriculture

  • Introduction
  • Soils
  • Water
  • Land Care
  • Financial Sustainability
  • Broad Management Strategies
  • Plant Enterprises
  • Animal Enterprises
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