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Certificate in Horticulture (Landscaping and Garden Design) Online Course

2 sessions available ranging from $2,499.00 to $2,999.00

Subject: Gardening

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

Our Certificate in Horticulture (Landscape and Garden Design) includes core units in general horticulture as well as specialised landscape design, construction, features and landscape business management units. It is best suited to people who are wanting to start a career in landscape design as a contractor for an established enterprise, or for someone who is looking to commence their own business. As this course provides you with a broad foundation of knowledge in horticulture as well as landscape and design, you will find that you will have a variety of employment fields to choose from.

Career Prospects
Nursery Worker.
Arboriculture Worker.
Farmer.
Floriculturist.
Gardener.
Horticulturist.
Greens Keeper/Grounds Keeper.
Landscape Gardener.
Working in a farm supply or service...

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Our Certificate in Horticulture (Landscape and Garden Design) includes core units in general horticulture as well as specialised landscape design, construction, features and landscape business management units. It is best suited to people who are wanting to start a career in landscape design as a contractor for an established enterprise, or for someone who is looking to commence their own business. As this course provides you with a broad foundation of knowledge in horticulture as well as landscape and design, you will find that you will have a variety of employment fields to choose from.

Career Prospects
Nursery Worker.
Arboriculture Worker.
Farmer.
Floriculturist.
Gardener.
Horticulturist.
Greens Keeper/Grounds Keeper.
Landscape Gardener.
Working in a farm supply or service business.
Landscape Designer.

Course Delivery
This course is delivered 100% online. Upon enrolment students are issued with a login and password, providing access to OCA's e-learning centre.

Recognition and Accreditation
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Horticulture (Landscaping and Garden Design). There are no pre-requisites to this course.

Unit of Study:
This course has 30 units of study

Core Units

Core Units
Plant Identification.
Parts of the Plant.
Planting.
Pruning.
Irrigation and Machinery.
Soils and Media.
Soils and Nutrition.
Seeds and Cuttings.
Other Propagation Techniques.
Landscape Application.
Problem Situations.
Indoor and Tropical Plants.
Pests.
Diseases.
Weeds.

Stream Units

History of Landscaping.
Principles of Design and Planning Information.
Drawing and Costs.
Irrigation.
Garden Designs.
Surveying and Drainage.
Materials.
Paths, Walls and Fences.
Equipment.
Water Features.
Garden Art: Statues, Sundials and Figurines.
Landscaping for Sports and Games.
Landscape Management.
Industrial Relations: Unions and Workers.
Maintenance of a New Landscape.

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

How long does the course take?

This course should take approximately 700 hours.
Each unit should take approximately 35-40 hours. Maximum 12 months access to this online course.

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Choose from 2 available sessions:

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

  • Online

Price: $2,999.00

Notes: Payment Plan Cost $99 Deposit $100/Week for 29 Weeks Total Payment... see more

Notes:

Payment Plan Cost
$99 Deposit
$100/Week for 29 Weeks
Total Payment Plan Cost $2999

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When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

  • Online

Price: $2,499.00

Notes:

Save at least 15% if paid in full.




Reviews

hellotoself
No response within 4 days so course was cancelled.
  • 1/5 stars

I enrolled in this course but OCA did not reply to me within 4 days, so the course was cancelled. It would have...
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