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1. Foundation in Horticulture
2. Soil Management (Crops)
3. Outdoor Crop Production
4. Protected Plant Production
5. Irrigation – Crops
6. Farm Management
7. Elective Modules
Select only one (1) elective of your choice:
Each lesson culminates in an assignment that is submitted and marked by the school’s tutors before it is returned to you with any comments, feedback and, if necessary, extra reading.
Have you always wanted to work outdoors? Maybe you’ve thought about turning a passion in horticulture, farming and crop production into a career? This advanced certificate is ideal for anyone aspiring to start up or expand their current business into a commercial crop production. The course is packed with all the information you need to start, expand or further your business journey. We offer a wide range of electives so you can focus on specific areas of farming depending on your relevant needs and interests. The course also has a business module purely focused on the management and financial side of operations. This means you will be skilled and knowledgeable in crop production but also understand the key business concepts required to be successful in this field.
Careers Collectiv only use teachers who are active in their specialised industry. Learn from people who have first-hand experience in their subject matter and current industry expertise. Staff come from varied backgrounds with teaching and vocational experience from universities and vocational colleges. Courses provide flexible options for different career pathways, self-improvement, professional development and general adult education.
All Careers Collectiv courses come with a certificate of attainment upon completion. This certificate is recognised by the Australian Institute of Horticulture Inc.
Their courses are accredited by the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC), a non-profit association providing a quality control system for education programs and courses in international education.
The Advanced Certificate in Crop Production is a comprehensive introduction to crop growing which covers a huge amount of ground. Learn about different types of crop systems, how to establish and nurture crops, and techniques used in traditional and organic growing systems. See how soil is related to production yield and quality of crops and understand the design, installation, maintenance, operation and evaluation of irrigation. Not only will you learn how to produce crops, you’ll also learn skills in management and the knowledge required to successfully run a crop production business. Topics like managing resources, staff, strategic planning, whole farm planning and preparing business plans are included in the course to give you the most in-depth education in crop production.
This course is designed for students with no previous experience in crop production looking to work in the sector or hobby farmers looking to grow into a business and establish themselves in commercial crop production. The course gives a solid foundation for market gardening, fruit orchards, vegetable farming, cut flower production or broad acre cropping.