How do plants photosynthesise? What are the secrets to a beautiful, flourishing garden? How do you plant a tree? All these questions and more will be answered in this Horticultural Worker Course, which covers everything you need to know about horticulture, from basic botany to plant nutrition. Through this comprehensive course, you will explore the fascinating world of plants and flowers, taking an in-depth look at how they thrive and survive in various environments. You will learn about the different classifications of plants, how to test soil composition, learn organic methods of gardening, plus much more. Discover the beauty of the plant world and gain all the fundamental skills to kickstart a career in the field of horticulture, becoming an expert in plant cultivation. This step-by-step training course will also discuss the fundamentals of weed control, pest control and plant diseases.
Key Topics to Be Covered
Plant Tissues & Cells: Structure and Function
The Basic Structure of a Flower
An Introduction to Plant Physiology
How do Plants Photosynthesise?
An Overview of Plant Nutrition
The Classification of Plants
Soil Composition & Testing Soil PH
Organic Methods of Gardening
Pest Control, Weed Control & Plant Diseases
Gain an in-depth understanding of the classification of plants and the structure of flowers
Understand the process of photosynthesis and why it is so important for plants
Deepen your understanding of the composition of soil and learn how to test soil PH
Learn some organic methods of gardening and understand the benefits of organic gardening
Know how to maintain gardens, sports grounds and interior landscapes
Develop your knowledge of plant diseases and learn about pest and weed control
Deepen your understanding of plant nutrition and soil health
Learn step-by-step how to plant a tree and nurture it to full growth
Your Path to Success
The Horticultural Worker Course is designed for those who are looking to kickstart a career as a horticulturist or develop their expertise in gardening. Professions in this field include the following:
Skills You Will Gain
Knowledge of plant physiology
Understanding of soil science
Is this Horticultural Worker Course right for you?
This comprehensive course is ideal for anyone looking to develop their understanding of horticulture and garden maintenance, as well as anyone looking to fast track their career in this field. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.
Certificate of Achievement
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme
An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course.
After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £139 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge.
CPD Certification from HF Online
The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD certificate. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Academy for Health & Fitness will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
Method of Assessment
You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates.
Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.
Module 01: Basic Botany
Module 02: Plant Classification
Module 03: Soil Science
Module 04: Plant Nutrition Requirements
Plant Nutrition Requirements
Module 05: Plant Pests and Diseases
Plant Pests and Diseases
Module 06: Basic Concepts of Organic Gardening
Basic Concepts of Organic Gardening
Module 07: Weed Control
Module 08: Plant Propagation
Plant Propagation part 01
Plant Propagation Part 02
Module 09: Amenity Horticulture, Plant Selection and Native Plants
Amenity Horticulture, Plant Selection and Native Plants
Module 10: Exotic Plants
Module 11: Indoor Plants
Module 12: Lawns
Module 13: Planting and Plant Care
Planting and Plant Care
Module 14: Plant Nodes and Indigenous Plants
Plant Nodes and Indigenous Plants
Module 15: Plant Protection, Landscaping and Garden Design
Lecture-35: Configure & Verify DHCP Relay in ASA.
Module 16: Ornamental Horticulture
Lecture-34: Configure & Verify DHCP Server in ASA.
Module 17: Permaculture
Lecture-33: Configure & Verify Object Groups ACLs.
Module 18: Arboriculture
Module 19: Horticulture Statistics
Module 20: Results from the 2018 Seasonal Labour in Horticulture End of Year
Lecture-54: Introduction and Concept of Cryptography Hash (SHA, MD5).
Assignment – Horticultural Worker Course
3 weeks, 4 days
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