Learn Skills Needed for a Career in Nursery Work
This course was designed in collaboration with nursery workers at the 'Greening Australia' Hamel Nursery, south of Perth in WA. It teaches the skills for day-to-day work in a production nursery. These skills are essential skills of the trade and are applicable to all nurseries regardless of which country you live in.
There are eleven lessons in this course involving: the nursery Industry (operational flow charts, nursery standards, plant variety rights, transport regulations), plant identification, nursery structures, buildings, heating & cooling systems, potting mixes, seed propagation, cutting propagation, other propagation techniques, plant nutrition, pest & disease control, marketing and sales for the industry as well as some other skills.