Turn your love for gardening into a meaningful masterpiece that makes a difference.
Are you a passionate gardener? Thought about turning that passion into a career? Or maybe you would like to expand your knowledge to maintain your own garden or farm? This course gives you the foundation in horticulture and is for hobbyist or person aspiring to develop their skills and understanding in this industry. If you love being outdoors and have an interest in plants and gardening then this is the course for you.
This course will build your foundation knowledge about horticulture and the key concepts that you require to branch out into more focused areas that interest you! You can then select a wide range of electives that allows you to focus on the specific areas of horticulture that you would like to gain an understanding in.
This course is going to be perfect for anyone looking for employment in this field, looking to start their own business or even someone who considers themself a bit of a ‘green thumb’ hobbyist.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Grounds maintenance worker
- Grounds manager
- Gardening business owner
- Landscaping gardener
- Nursery work
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
Flexible duration (Ongoing Access to Training and Support).
Average Course Completion Time 15 – 20 weeks.
100% self-paced online learning
Delivered online to suit your schedule and lifestyle, this comprehensive Foundation Certificate in horticulture is perfect for anyone wanting to learn the skills required to open up opportunities in industries or hobbyist looking to expand their knowledge and maintain their own garden.
With so many different avenues to choose from, we have the ideal starting point to building the fundamental skills to start your journey in Horticulture.
- 24/7 course access to study at a time that is convenient for you
- Full tutor support service
- Certificate upon completion
- Learning material, downloadable PDF’s
- A complimentary phone consult and ongoing support with one of our qualified accountants
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted and marked by the school’s tutors before it is returned to you with any comments, feedback and if necessary, extra reading.
About Simply Learning Online
Simply Learning Online is the #1 online training academy offering practical education with a focus on courses relevant to real life.
We help you gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to try a new career path, add to your professional development, start a new hobby or business and explore a passion to deepen your knowledge in a special interest. Learn from experts in their field who guide you to see, do, think and experience your course whenever it best suits your time and schedule.
Our courses consist of interactive video tutorials, course relevant industry kits and text-based learning – study from anywhere, anytime with our flexible online learning programs.