Herbs Courses

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED MANAGEMENT (HERBS) VHT014 Duration icon 900 hours Qualification icon Advanced Certificate

Learn to manage a herb business (eg. farms, nurseries, herb craft/product supplies - dried or fresh produce, oils and essences, crafts, medicines).

Develops skills needed to manage a herb business, and knowledge about identification, growing, processing and marketing herbs and herb products. The 900 hr course also devotes a considerable amount of time to "getting to know" the industry, its current state and its future potential areas of opportunity.

 This course has 7 modules comprising 4 core modules (concentrating on business and business management) and 3 stream units which concentrate on herbs and industry training.

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AROMATHERAPY VHT104 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons

This course will provide an introduction to the safe use of Aromatherapy oils.
Information in this course is suitable for some use aromatherapy in the home, or as a foundation for anyone working in a related discipline.
 
There are so many uses for aromatherapy and this course will introduce you to some of those ideas, that you can apply in your everyday life.
 
Once you get started you will not want to stop!
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CERTIFICATE IN HERBS VHT014 Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate

Herb farming, herb garden design, uses of herbs, herb farm management, marketing and value adding are just some of the aspects of herb growing covered in this course.

A truly unique and informative professional course. It is hard to find a course that covers it all, this one is streets ahead of the rest on offer.

This course has been operating for years and is designed for people who are involved, or wanting to become involved in the business of herbs. It covers less horticulture and focused more strongly on herbs than the Certificate in Horticulture -Herbs. This course is more appropriate for the small business operator who not only grows herbs but also harvests and value adds (eg. perhaps producing herb products).

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CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE (HERBS) VHT002 Duration icon 700 hours Qualification icon Certificate

The Certificate in Horticulture (Herbs) covers the basics of horticulture in the first half of the course and moves on to herb growing in the second half. This allows you to extend your prospects - the general horticulture knowledge gained gives you greater work opportunities in the various horticulture industry sectors. This is an excellent backstop to gain experience or extra income whilst you set up your herb business.

This is a course designed for people involved, or wishing to become involved in the business of herbs. it involves 50% study of general horticulture, and 50% study of herbs and herb production. There are numerous opportunities in such things as herb nurseries, craft businesses, commercial herb farms and processing businesses which produce various types of herb products.

This certificate is designed to provide you with a broad background to run a business or work for someone else in any of these areas.

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CULINARY HERBS VHT242 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons

Learn how to identify and successfully grow dozens of common and uncommon edible herbs. Develop your skills and experience the delights of cooking adventurous new recipes with herbs. Learn drying and other methods of preserving the flavour (eg. herb oils, salts, vinegars).
Eight lessons as follows cover common and less common herbs used for cooking.
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GROWING LAVENDER BHT228 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons

There is more to Lavender than meets the eye and here we begin with the basis of all good Horticulture; soils and plant nutrition, plant genus and species. We look at lavender growing habits, propagation, pest and diseases and the myriad of uses this fantastic plant has.

This course has Ten lessons for the lavender enthusiast, or anyone interested in starting commercial lavender production.

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HERB CULTURE BHT114 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment

A course for people working or intending to work in the herb industry.

This course develops a solid grounding in herb growing and the herb industry. An average student will take around 100 hrs. Half of the course deals with general herb culture, including identification, soils, mulching, feeding, watering, propagation, pest & disease control, harvest, storage, processing, companion planting, nursery management and herb farming. The remainder of the course involves detailed studies of major groups of herbs such as: mints, thymes, lavenders, scented geraniums, garlic, roses, artemisias and parsley.


 

 

 

 

Comments from Students in Herb Culture
Thanks ACS, studying with you has been truly rewarding, because of your understanding, helpfulness and devotion to all students. I will certainly use the chance to study again with you! (Lerni)

(The course) has helped me achieve a 'greener' thumb. I now have lots more success with my garden. Beforehand, my thumb was the furthest from 'green' you could get! (Janice)

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HERBS (Basic Course) AHT108 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment

For the amateur gardener -broaden your knowledge and discover new ways of growing and using herbs at home. You wil also learn about the foundation of all Horticulture knowledge; soils, plant genus & species, composting and plant culture.

A broad based six lesson course for beginners to herb growing, covering the history of herb use, herb culture, and identification of the major herbs. This course involves about 100 hours of study with an emphasis on growing and using herbs as a hobby. Thirty different herbs are studied in detail and a systematic method of identifying herbs is emphasised.

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MEDICINAL HERBS BHT227 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons

Learn the basics of how to identify and correctly administer herbs for medicinal purposes.

This is a useful first step toward undrestanding the nature and scope of medicinal applications for herbs. It is intended as a foundation course for people who grow medicinal herbs, or perhaps work with medicinal herbs in some other capacity (as an amateur or professional), but as a single module, it should be recognised this is only a first step toward understanding medicinal herbs.

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SCENTED PLANTS BHT229 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons

If you have always wanted to bathe your garden in the gentle fragrance of scented plants, then this is a good place to start! There is more that you can do to create fragrance in your life! Or if you have thought about starting your own business with the use of fragrant plants, you will learn a lot from this course. The course covers everything from soil types, pests and diseases and greenhouse growing to marketing and plant health. It's all covered, so now there is no excuse to not indulge your passion!
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