Qualification - Certificate in Crop Management

Course CodeVHT034
Fee CodeCT
Duration (approx)600 hours

Increase Profits from Horticultural Crops

Learn to manage the production and marketing of a farm that produces horticultural crops. This is an essential course for:

  • Anyone wanting to manage a market garden, orchard, cut flower farm, herb farm or any other type of horticultural production farm.
  • Workers who want to improve their prospects for advancement.
  • Farm owners who want to increase productivity or profitability.
  • Allied trades and service suppliers wanting to develop a deeper and more sound understanding of the industry they serve.

This courses is based on three core modules focusing on crops, management and marketing. Students may then choose three subjects from a wide range of electives including topics such as nut production, cut flower production, hydroponics, mushroom production, irrigation, fruit production, and more. This strong combination of relevant practical topics makes the course extremely beneficial to anyone serious about crop farming.


Core ModulesThese modules provide foundation knowledge for the Qualification - Certificate in Crop Management.
 Crops I (Outdoor Plant Production) BHT112
 Horticultural Resource Management BHT203
 Horticultural Marketing BHT304
Elective ModulesIn addition to the core modules, students study any 3 of the following 15 modules.
 Commercial Vegetable Production BHT222
 Cut Flower Production BHT221
 Fruit Production (Temperate Climate) BHT218
 Fruit Production (Warm Climate) BHT217
 Greenhouse Cut Flowers VHT239
 Hydroponics I BHT224
 Hydroponics II - Hydroponic Management BHT213
 Irrigation (Crops) BHT204
 Nut Production BHT219
 Permaculture Systems BHT201
 Viticulture BHT220
 Berry Production BHT309
 Mushroom Production BHT310
 Organic Plant Culture BHT302
 Warm Climate Nuts BHT308

Note that each module in the Qualification - Certificate in Crop Management is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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