Hydroponics Courses

Aquaponic Farming Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Study Aquaponics!

Aquaponics is one of the world's most productive food systems in relation to efficiency of water usage. Many aquaponic systems use only around 50% of the water used to produce food by inorganic hydroponics.

Produce fish, vegetables and fruit with minimal water wastage. Learn more with this great course.

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Aquaponics Short Course Duration icon 20 hours Qualification icon Certificate of Completion Lessons icon 5 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online

An Introductory Course for Aquaponics

Grow plants and fish together in the same system

Aquaponics combines the technologies of aquaculture with aquaponics. It's a highly productive way to produce food where space is limited; but it can be technically challenging. If you love the challenge ofd new technology, this could be the course for you.

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Home Hydroponics Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 12 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn to grow plants at home without soil! 

Save yourself time, hassle and money.  Learn from the experts and save yourself costly mistakes!

  • Ideal starting point for those with little experience of hydroponics.
  • Learn about hydroponic systems.
  • Understand hydroponic theory.
  • Develop a soil-less system.
  • Specifically developed course for hydroponics in the HOME.

This is a good starting point for those who have little experience in horticulture or hydroponics; whose main interest is in growing AT HOME. Unlike our other courses, this course is NOT intended for commercial growing in any way. You will learn the theory behind hydroponic culture, as well as receive first hand practical experience as you set up your own basic hydroponic system.

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Hydroponics I Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Start A Career in Hydroponics or Set up Your Own System

Hydroponics is the art of growing plants without soil. It is the perfect way to avoid heavy, back breaking work, such as digging. Pests, diseases and weeds are generally much easier to control. Over the past few decades hydroponics has proven an ideal method for both keen amateur gardeners and commercial growers looking for an alternative way of producing plants.

Learn from experts in the field and gain work at a hydroponic farm, hydroponic shop or start a hydroponic business.

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Hydroponics II - Hydroponic Management Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 11 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

DEVELOP YOUR CAPACITY IN HYDROPONICS

Develop your capacity to make informed decisions regarding the management of commercially significant hydroponic crops. This course was developed to cover key issues which have been identified as recurrent problems for many experienced growers. It is suitable for anyone who has either completed hydroponics I, or alternatively, has significant prior experience.

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Hydroponics III Duration icon 100 hours Lessons icon 8 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn to Manage Hydroponic Systems and Equipment

This course has been developed to complement Hydroponics I and II and is intended for people who already have some experience and understanding of hydroponics.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
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Nutrients for Hydroponics and Tissue Culture Duration icon 20 hours Lessons icon 11 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online

Learn about hydroponic and tissue culture plants and their nutrient requirements

  • an insight into different hydroponic nutrients
  • explore how the solution can be made and used according to plant requirements.
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Qualification - Advanced Certificate In Applied Management (Horticultural Technology) Duration icon 900 hours Qualification icon Advanced Certificate Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

HYDROPONICS AND HORTICULTURE MANAGEMENT COURSE - DISTANCE STUDY

A MUCH SOUGHT AFTER QUALIFICATION IN HYDROPONICS AND HORTICULTURE

This course is designed to fill the gap for those trained and experienced in hydroponics and horticulture but without the experience and knowledge for supervisory or managerial positions in a "specific" industry sector, covering both management and horticultural technology skills (including hydroponic management).

  • Increase your employabilty
  • Learn management skills to complement your industry knowledge
  • Increase profitability by sound and effective management
  • Study from home

This course is written and taught by leading international experts including John Mason, author of Commercial Hydroponics (now in it's 8th printing) and Dr Lyn Morgan, author and commercial hydroponic consultant.

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Qualification - Certificate In Horticulture (Horticultural Technology) Duration icon 700 hours Qualification icon Certificate Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

HORTICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT COURSE - DISTANCE LEARNING

LEARN HYDROPONICS, PLANT CULTURE & PROPAGATION

A 700 hr course that develops knowledge and skills in the application of modern technology to horticulture; with particular emphasis on hydroponics and plant breeding.

  • Gain essential skills for employment or running your own business
  • Students learn a wide variety of skills from plant culture to hydroponics and propagation
  • Study at home and save time and money
  • Learn from the experts

The course includes 6 Core Units and 3 Stream Modules.  Core units include Introduction to Plants, Plant Culture, Soils and Nutrition, Plant Identification and Use, Propagation & Pests, Diseases and Weeds.  This course is similar to other C12CN002 horticulture certificates in its introductory (core) units, but devotes 50% of the course to topics specifically related to horticultural technology.

This course is written and taught by leading international experts including John Mason, author of Commercial Hydroponics (now in it's 8th printing) and Dr Lyn Morgan, author and commercial hydroponic consultant.

 

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Qualification - Certificate In Hydroponics Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

HYDROPONICS  - ONLINE CERTIFICATE

GAIN SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE NECESSARY FOR PROFITABLE HYDROPONICS

This course provides an understanding of modern technology and its application to growing plants, with emphasis on hydroponic production. Learn about hydroponic systems (NFT, Rock wool, aeroponics, gravel culture); plant growth requirements, growing structures (greenhouses), nutrients,  management of vegetables, cut flowers, herbs, berries, and more.

A great foundation for working in hydroponics (eg. a hydroponic shop, farm, consultant business, etc).

  • Study from home
  • Covers a wide variety of commercial applications
  • Gain extensive understanding of hydroponics and skills necessary for employment
  • Gain confidence in your knowledge.
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Qualification - Foundation Diploma in Hydroponics Duration icon 1000 hours Qualification icon Foundation Diploma Modules icon 10 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Become a Hydroponic Industry Professional

  • A Grower
  • Supplier/Retailer/Manufacturer
  • Consultant
  • Writer, Teacher, Innovator

Study this course and you will learn the art of growing plants without soil:

  • Explore practical ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle and save money on groceries, with the knowledge of knowing where your food comes from.
  • Learn about hydroponics systems, designs, applications, operations, management, pest and weed control, harvest and post-harvest. 
    Have the flexibility to select from a range of elective topics allowing you to specialise in your area of interest.
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Qualification - Proficiency Award in Hydroponics Duration icon 500 hours Qualification icon Proficiency Award Modules icon 5 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Become a hydroponics expert with this detailed distance learning course. Study with experts in the industry and learn more about hydroponics. Study three core modules - Hydroponics I, II and III, then complete a project on an area of hydroponics that interests you. 

Suitable for anyone wanting to work in hydroponics or increase their knowledge of the area.

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