Certificate in Sustainable Food Gardens

The Certificate in Sustainable Food Gardens is the key to transforming your passion for gardening and sustainable food into a fulfilling career or business. This comprehensive course will not only fill the gaps in your horticultural knowledge—but also expand your horizons, teaching you to grow, harvest, and preserve a diverse range of foods like never before.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront Payment with a discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Self-paced. Approximately 200 hours to complete the course, which has 2 key modules made up of 18 subjects.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes

This course is aimed at people interested in working in:

  • Sustainable Farming
  • Small Business
  • Food Production
  • Farm Consulting
  • Farm Management
  • Hobby Farming
  • Horticulture
Course Modules

Module 1: Self Sufficiency II ASS101

  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Establishing a Kitchen Garden
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Bottling
  • Freezing and Drying
  • Producing Milk and Eggs
  • Growing & Cooking with Herbs
  • Egg and Cheese Cookery
  • Grain

Completing this course will give you knowledge, awareness, confidence and inspiration to grow a wider range of vegetables, fruit, grains, herbs for food, then harvest and use what you grow in a wider range of ways than you have ever done before. Learn from experts with decades of experience in self sufficiency including different ways to preserve foods from drying and bottling to making preserves and freezing and also how to produce sustainable food from animals such as eggs and milk. This module will teach you how to grow food from home sustainably. 

Module 2: Home Garden Expert Course AHT101

  • Basic Plant Identification & Culture
  • Soils & Nutrition
  • Pests & Weeds
  • Landscaping
  • Propagation
  • Lawns
  • Indoor Gardening
  • The Kitchen Garden

This course, part of our extensive Farming Courses offerings, covers the essentials of gardening to take your home garden to the next level while teaching you more experienced horticulture methods to complement the vegetable, fruit, grain, and herb growing skills learnt from the self-sufficiency module.

If you haven't studied a broad horticulture course before; there will no doubt be gaps in your knowledge and skills that will be holding you back from your full potential. This course will expand your awareness of what is possible, and help you to make better judgments about what are appropriate goals for you to achieve in your home garden for food production.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study and course materials.
  • 24/7 online access to the course learning portal to study when you want.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days per week.
  • 12 months total access to the course materials allowing you to self-pace your study.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
  • Upon enrolment unlock access to LinkedIn Learning which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to help you learn and achieve success.
  • 5-day satisfaction guarantee.
Who Will This Course Interest?

This course is a beginner-level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills that can grow with experience and further study. Food production and farming is a competitive field, and this course will help you develop and strengthen your skills and knowledge to become more successful in sustainable food gardening or a similar role and ensure you stand out from the competitors. Understanding the basics of the self-sufficiency processes for food production while understanding home gardening to produce organic and sustainable food are broad skills that can be useful and implemented in several agriculture, horticulture or farming roles.

Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.

Assessments

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. 

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments. There are no in-person exams.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Accreditation

CPD Endorsed

This course is fully CPD endorsed, which means each of the course modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Completing CPD-endorsed courses gives you CPD points that are recognised by employers and can be used in your resume, professional industry membership, or future career as a professional. Every student receives a digital badge of CPD points that is portable, sharable and verifiable for the study they have completed.

1 hour of learning = 1 CPD point 

The CPD body has evaluated The Learning Group's courses. Independent subject matter experts have reviewed all learning materials, student policies, and procedures. These experts assessed the learning objectives, course content, and end-of-course assessments for each course. As a result, the CPD body has endorsed the learning programs for continuing professional development purposes.

The Learning Group has been accredited by the Professional Development Consortium and achieved Dual Accreditation & Training Excellence through the CPD Standards Office.

The International Council for Online Educational Standards (ICOES) Accredited

This course is accredited by ICOES — ensuring you receive high-quality education and content.

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

The Learning Group is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

Payment Options

You can choose either an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from just $26 per week or you can pay the course fees upfront, with a substantial discount. 

To get the total course cost you’ll need to talk to The Learning Group’s course advisors as pricing is based on the payment option selected, qualification type, your individual study requirements, course options and additions and current promotions. 

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Course Outline

Module 1: Self-Sufficiency II (100 hours)

Completing this course will give you knowledge, awareness, confidence and inspiration to grow a wider range of vegetables, fruits, grains, and herbs for food, then harvest and use what you grow in a wider range of ways than you have ever done before. Learn from experts with decades of experience in self-sufficiency including different ways to preserve foods from drying and bottling to making preserves and freezing and also how to produce sustainable food from animals such as eggs and milk. This module will teach you how to grow food from home sustainably.

Module 2: Home Garden Expert Course (100 hours)

This course covers the essentials of gardening to take your home garden to the next level while teaching you more experienced horticulture methods to complement the vegetable, fruit, grain and herb growing skills learnt from the self-sufficiency module.

If you haven’t studied a broad horticulture course before; there will no doubt be gaps in your knowledge and skills that will be holding you back from your full potential. This course will expand your awareness of what is possible, and help you to make better judgments about what are appropriate goals for you to achieve in your home garden for food production.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry, or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry-leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of online courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of online courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. Among these offerings, the Digital Marketing Course stands out for those interested in harnessing the power of the Internet for business success. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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