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Nursery & Propagation Courses

Courses in Nursery & Propagation: A Nursery may be a wholesale nursery that sells only to businesses, or a retail nursery that sells to the general public. Propagation of plants is very important both to forestry conservation and also agriculture. Being a good nurseryman involves effective management of the highly seasonal stock, in order to minimise financial losses to your business. A good range of courses are on offer, from Retail Nursery Management, Nursery Sales Assistant to Propagation
Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Become an expert at cut flower growing. Cut flower growing has experienced rapid expansion in recent decades, resulting in increased demand for training in the skills and knowledge required by this industry in increasingly affluent countries. This course provides a thorough basic training for the commercial cut flower grower. Course Structure for Cutting Propagation BHT211 […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£1836 Qualification: Diploma

Plant Propagation- Become and Expert! A 600 hour course designed principally for plant propagators. This course is similar to other VHT002 horticulture certificates in its introductory (core) units, but devotes 50% of the course to topics specifically related to plant propagation, dealing with hundreds of different. types of plants, and methods used to propagate them. […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Achieve excellence in your garden centre.! Designed in 1986, in conjunction with the state garden department manager of a major retail chain store; this course has been very successful in training both staff and managers of retail nurseries and garden centres across Australia and beyond. It was thoroughly updated recently by horticultural professionals in both […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

The basics of plant growing in the nursery business! An introductory course which shows the beginner how to get started in the nursery business. You learn how to propagate plants, decide what to propagate, how to start a small inexpensive operation, and to go about selling what you grow. Part of every lesson is devoted […]

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Horticulture Course
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A great course for anyone wanting to start out in the Nursery Industry. This is a course designed in collaboration with nursery hands at the Greening Australia Hamel Nursery, south of Perth. It teaches the skills for day to day work in a production nursery. There are lessons involving the Nursery Industry and standards, plant […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Become a fantastic nursery sales assistant! This course was developed in response to a request from a retail nurseryman who was finding it difficult to find staff with appropriate skills. As he put it, job applicants were either over qualified or lacked the basic skills needed: to be able to identify plants, advise customers on […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Develop your expertise in plant breeding! Plant breeding is a bigger industry than most people realize. In some places, earnings from plant breeding rights can equal or exceed earnings from actually producing plants. Today’s nurseryman needs to understand plant breeding and selection; and to this end, this course is a very valuable and unique course […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

A foundation in propagating plants. Develop your broad skills in plant propagation. The module is aimed primarily at people who work (or plan to) in the nursery industry, but will be of value to anyone with a broad interest in propagating plants. Course Structure for Propagation I BHT108 Aims for Propagation I BHT108 Develop the […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Learn to propagate plants by tissue culturing. Tissue culture involves growing plants from very small sections (sometimes microscopic) in a laboratory. It is a propagation method which is being increasingly used. Tissue culture is not appropriate for many plants, but for others such as orchids, some indoor plants and in particular, many new plant varieties, […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Wholesale Nursery Management BHT212

Learn to produce great plants in a commercially successful way. Managing a production nursery involves more than just propagating and potting up plants. Even the small nursery must be able to not only produce plants, but do it at a pre determined cost, then sustain those plants before and during marketing. The nursery industry currently […]

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