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Course Title: Advanced Certificate In Horticulture (Grounds Management) VHT002

Advanced Certificate In Horticulture (Grounds Management) VHT002

Horticulture Course
Price:£1360 Qualification: Advanced Certificate

Develop your skills and knoweledge in the care and maitenance of parks, gardens and turf facilities. A 400 hour course that provides initial training for gardeners, groundsmen and others involved in the care and maintenance of parks, gardens and turf facilities. This course is similar to other horticulture certificates in its introductory (core) units, but devotes 50% of the course to topics specifically related to grounds maintenance.

Course Structure for Advanced Certificate In Horticulture (Grounds Management) VHT002

  1. Introduction To Plants
  2. Parts Of The Plant
  3. Plant Culture – Planting
  4. Plant Culture – Pruning
  5. Plant Culture – Irrigation & Machinery
  6. Soils & Media
  7. Soils & Nutrition
  8. Seeds & Cuttings (Propagation)
  9. Other Techniques (Propagation)
  10. Identification & Use Of Plants – Landscape Application
  11. Identification & Use Of Plants – Problems
  12. Identification & Use Of Plants – Indoor & Tropical Plants
  13. Pests
  14. Diseases
  15. Weeds

Aims of  Advanced Certificate In Horticulture (Grounds Management) VHT002

  • Describe how to prune different plants
  • Demonstrate how to cut wood correctly, on the correct angle and section of the stem
  • Describe how to plant a plant
  • Demonstrate an awareness of different irrigation equipment, sprinklers, pumps and turf systems available by listing their comparative advantages and disadvantages
  • Demonstrate competence in selecting an appropriate irrigation system for a garden, explaining the reasons why that system would be preferred
  • Define water pressure and flow rate and how to calculate each
  • Explain the need for regular maintenance of garden tools and equipment
  • List factors that should be considered when comparing different types of machinery for use in garden maintenance

Normal Price: £1360 Buy Today – Get 25% Off: £1020
Qualification: Advanced Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 400 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£40) and Correspondence (+£140)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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