Agricultural Business Management

The Agricultural Business Management course develops skills in business, management and finance, and
 technical agricultural training as well. The subjects provide balanced learning about agricultural production systems and managing agribusiness. Students are also expected to develop a strong capacity for critical thinking, …
 

Agricultural Engineering training

This course teaches you how to design, install, maintain, service and sell agricultural and horticultural machinery. How to deal with a range of equipment including tractors, tillers, harvesters, sprayers, transporters, and milking, feeding, crop processing and storage systems; also how to work with heavy construction plant …
 

Agricultural Maintenance training

In this course you will be involved in planting, cultivating and maintaining trees and shrubs grown for amenity purposes. There are three main kinds of worker: planter, climber or tree surgeon, and ground staff. Some jobs combine all three of these.
 

Agriculture training

This course is designed in a way to provide graduates with a broad knowledge of agriculture so that they are able to contribute effectively to sustainable agricultural production in technical and support roles.
 

Amenity Horticulture training

The course of amenity horticulture is involved with growing plants for recreational or ornamental purposes. It covers the design, construction, management and maintenance of living, recreational and leisure areas.
 

Animal Husbandry training

This course teaches basic domestic animal husbandry techniques. This includes behavior, restraint, basic feeding principles, animal handling, principles of humane care, housing and management (exclusive of reproduction). Also discussed are species and breed identification. The goal of this course is to provide an understanding …
 

Arboriculture training

This course develops a skill to estimate if the trees in amenity and conservation areas are managed, maintained and kept in a safe condition. You will be taught how to decide what work needs to be carried out. This could include pruning, lopping, planting or transplanting and ensuring that planning requests meet legislation and …
 

Countryside Management

This course offers you a detailed tour of all aspects of countryside management, looking at highly important subjects such as sustainability, environmental management, tourism and agriculture. This course will prepare you for work in this diverse modern industry, which demands detailed knowledge across a broad range of …
 

Crop Husbandry training

You will explore the development of different farming systems in the world. The course is focused on sustainable plant production in a historical perspective. The students visit research projects and farms with different cropping systems.
The presented knowledge enables the students to understand current trends in plant production.
 

Crop Production training

The main aim of this course is to introduce the fundamental principles upon which crop production practices are based. By studying the principles of crop production you would be able to understand the interaction between the plant, the environment and how and why plants grow and develop. So that you would be able to manipulate …
 

Crop Protection training

As a result of this course, participants will be able to: ▪ Appreciate the hazards of crop protection chemicals, encourage safety consciousness and be aware of legal obligations. ▪ Understand equipment and techniques for applying crop protection materials. ▪ Understand the nature of crop protection chemicals and biological …
 

Field Crop Production training

The aim of this course is to impart knowledge and skill on, • Role of other field crops in the supply of food, resource for agro based industries and in the different cropping and farming systems • Biological and physiological aspects of growth development and production, influence of abiotic and biotic factors on growth and …
 

Fish Production training

You’ll gain knowledge and skills in aquaculture systems, how they work, and how to best manage them. You will also become familiar with basic aquatic species biology, aquatic ecology, and business management. In this course you will be taught how to breed fish for the food industry. How to deal with managing fish habitats …
 

Floristry training

Our floristry course will develop your artistic and customer service skills and your love of working with natural materials, skills that are needed to work in the floristry industry. The course is very practical; you will practice and perfect your skills to ensure that you can produce arrangements to the high standards required …
 

Forestry Conservation training

A general course for students interested in management, use, and conservation of forest resources. Topics include resource description, historical perspectives, current issues, forest biology and management principles. The first part of the course will focus on establishing a basic knowledge of tree biology and forest ecosystem …
 

Forestry Operations training

This course is intended to provide an understanding of natural resource management operations, as utilized by natural resource professionals involved in managing terrestrial resources, with a primary goal of production of commodities or habitat enhancement. This includes providing students a familiarity with the common tools and …
 

Forestry training

This course is designed for individuals wishing to increase their understanding of forests and forest management. You will learn to identify trees and plants in a variety of habitats found in the whole world. You will study how to use different characteristics such as leaf shape, arrangement, bark texture, and habitat to identify …
 

Fruit Production training

After completing this course you will be able to: • Identify different types of fruit crops, which can be successfully grown in a specific region. • Explain the nature of the fruit industry in a specific region. • Determine the cultural requirements for different fruit crops. • Develop a plan for the establishment of an …
 

Garden Chemicals training

This course covers garden problems, various chemical and non chemical control options, legislation and safety, growing media and plant nutrition and water, wildlife and the environment. You will learn safe and effective use of both chemical and fertiliser products in agriculture and horticulture and is also at the forefront in …
 

Gardening training

The gardening course covers all the major horticultural topics, such as lawns, trees, shrubs, the greenhouse, plants and vegetables. We examine them from a professional point of view. In doing so, we will transform you from an enthusiast into an expert. We will greatly increase your horticultural knowledge. So you will know why …
 

Grassland training

This course teaches students how to manage grassland properly to prevent overgrazing, minimize undesirable botanical composition shifts, maintain or improve grassland health, and ensure long-term productivity.
 

Horticulture training

This course will allow you to understand established methods of plant growing and how main stream horticulture deals with this eg. the pesticides, herbicides, fertilisers and general growing methods used, is of fundamental importance for a shift to organic growing. To be truly informed, you need to know all the traditional and …
 

Indoor Gardening training

Learn the basic elements to building a successful indoor garden! We cover the all modern day techniques from soil gardening to basic hydroponic methods. At the end of every class, students will learn to put together an ebb & Flow system. We show you how to monitor your nutrients and PH, control your humidity and temperature …
 

Land Based training

The course helps to gain the skills that you would need to work in the land-based sector. Covers a wide range of knowledge such as horticulture, agriculture and animal care.
 

Landscape Design training

This course will teach you how to design gardens, by understanding all the components of a successful landscape design and the various considerations you need to take into account when creating original designs for clients. You will explore all the key aspects of landscape and garden design, including professional presentation …
 

Nursery Stock Production training

Managing a production nursery involves more than just propagating and potting up plants. Even the small nursery must be able to not only producer plants, but do it at a pre determined cost, then sustain those plants before and during marketing. The nursery industry currently has a real need for people with skills and knowledge in …
 

Organic Crop Production

Organic crop production is a system of farming based on ecological principles. In this course you will learn how to create ecosystems that achieve sustainable productivity and provide control of pests through a diverse mix of mutually-dependent life forms, through recycling of plant and animal residues, and through crop …
 

Organic Gardening training

This course is about the principals and practices of organic gardening. It covers both the use of "organic" materials and the use of "organic" cultural practices. The class series is not so much "anti-chemical" as it is "pro" gardening in an environmentally friendly manner. Content includes an overview of gardening in …
 

Plant Propagation training

This course is designed to encourage an interest, understanding, and appreciation of the principles and techniques of plant propagation. Students will acquire a comprehensive knowledge
of the science of plant propagation including the effects of plant physiology reactions, anatomical structure, and environmental influences on …
 

Tree Climbing training

Taught in a group setting, this course covers the basics of tree hazard assessment, line placement, ascending, descending and moving around in the canopy. We visit several locations around the areas, sampling a few different environments and tree species. All equipment is provided.
 

Tree Surgery training

In this course you will be taught a broad range of tree surgery skills and theory to give you a good grounding in arboriculture. It covers tree inspections and reports, tree surveys, remedial tree surgery including crown thinning, reductions and cable bracing supports, tree felling and planting etc.
 

Veterinary Services training

You will be able to develop your interest in and enthusiasm for science through studying in this course. The course brings you the knowledge and skills to work with a broad range of animal species, from farm livestock to horses, companion animals and wildlife. This knowledge will enhance and inform your clinical veterinary …
 

Woodland Management training

This course covers both practical and theoretical aspects of managing a small wood. A theoretical and practical introduction to managing a small area of woodland, the course begins with an overview of the importance of sustainability in woodland management and introduces techniques to identify different types of woodland, …