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1. Foundation in Horticulture
3. Horticultural Marketing
4. Elective Module — Select 1 Specialist Elective Module
Learn how to identify, cultivate and grow a wide variety of different plants. The course is an ideal introduction to plant education and provides a solid foundation to expand your knowledge and skills. Study the science that underpins horticulture and gain insights into different areas within the profession. Everyone working in horticulture is expected to have a broad knowledge of plants and how to use them in different garden and environmental settings. This course is a great fit for people who are interested in starting a career in horticulture, working in a garden centre, a gardening business or plant production. Garden enthusiasts will also benefit from broadening their knowledge and learning better ways to manage and improve their own gardens.
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.
This course is designed for students with no previous experience in horticulture or keen gardeners and hobbyists looking to develop their skills and knowledge of gardening and plant care. It’s perfect for anyone who is passionate about gardening, and who want to further their skills to open up for career opportunities in the horticultural sector.
The Foundation in Horticulture Certificate gives you a sound foundation in the skill set and knowledge expected in a horticultural worker. This course provides the tools you need to keep plants healthy, prevent and treat pests and diseases, maintain a nurturing environment and understand professional industry practices and principles. Included in the course is a free elective module where you can choose an area of horticulture to broaden your expertise and gain a more holistic education that will help kickstart your career.
All Careers Collectiv 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.