Cut Flowers Courses

CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (CUT FLOWERS) VHT002 Duration icon 700 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules

Work in the Cut Flower Industry

This is an outstanding course for people working or wishing to work in the area of cut flower production. Develop a sound foundation through four core modules (Practical Horticulture, Cut Flower Production, Protected Plant Production and Horticultural resource Management) followed by two specialist modules (eg. Orchids, Roses, Carnations, Bulbs, Perennials).
 
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Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (CUT FLOWERS) VHT002

CUT FLOWER BULBS BHT317 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons

 This is a course designed for the flowering bulb enthusiast or commercial bulb grower for the cut flower market. There are ten lessons in this course with loads of practical tasks to get you inspired and to get you growing! You will learn the basis of good horticulture: understanding soil types, plant nutrition, management of pests, diseases and weeds, environmental management and the various types of bulbs used in production. If you have always wanted to learn more about flowering bulbs and how to grow them commercially or at home, this is the place to start!

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence Read more & enrol: CUT FLOWER BULBS BHT317

CUT FLOWER ORCHIDS VHT240 Duration icon 100 hours Lessons icon 10 lessons

Orchids are one of the most commercially viable cut flower crops (partially due to their beauty, and also due to their long shelf life). Cut flower production involves propagating, growing and marketing of all cut flowers, flower seeds and seedlings, bulb growing, nursery operation, chemical protection of plants, post-harvest storage and handling and use of preservatives.

Learn how to produce orchid flowers for the cut flower trade.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence Read more & enrol: CUT FLOWER ORCHIDS VHT240

CUT FLOWER PRODUCTION BHT221 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons

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. This course provides a thorough basic training for the commercial cut flower grower.
Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: CUT FLOWER PRODUCTION BHT221

GREENHOUSE CUT FLOWERS VHT239 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 12 lessons

Greenhouses provide opportunities to control temperature, moisture, light, and even air content; and hence the timing and location of a cut flower crop. Develop a foundation to know what causes a crop to develop, and the equipment that can be used to manipulate the greenhouse environment (heating, cooling, misting, carbon dioxide enrichment etc).
Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence Read more & enrol: GREENHOUSE CUT FLOWERS VHT239