Who is the course for?

  • Anyone who wants to learn the basics of gardening to start a new profession.
  • Experienced gardeners who want to who want to improve their backyard gardens.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Assessment:

  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.

Certification:

  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

  • Gardening professionals
  • Garden centre employee
  • Arborist.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Introduction

  • INTRODUCTION
  • WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE GARDENING?
  • REQUISITES OF THE HOME VEGETABLE GARDEN
  • THE PLANTATION PLAN
  • VEGETABLE GARDEN RECORD
  • IMPLEMENTS AND THEIR USES
  • MANURES, FERTILIZERS, AND MULCHING
  • THE SOIL AND ITS PREPARATION

VEGETABLES

  • STARTING WITH THE PLANTS
  • SOWING AND PLANTING
  • THE CULTIVATION OF VEGETABLES
  • THE VEGETABLES AND THEIR SPECIAL NEEDS
  • BEST VARIETIES OF THE GARDEN VEGETABLES
  • INSECTS AND DISEASES AND THE METHODS OF FIGHTING THEM
  • HARVESTING AND STORING

FRUITS

  • THE VARIETIES OF POME AND STONE FRUITS
  • PLANTING: CULTIVATION: FILLER CROPS
  • PRUNING, SPRAYING, HARVESTING
  • BERRIES AND SMALL FRUITS
  • A CALENDAR OF OPERATIONS
  • CONCLUSION
Program taught in:
English

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Last updated June 8, 2018
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