Herbs 600 Hours Diploma
Hello, I am interested in the level 5 diploma in herbs, could you tell me if there is a instalment plan available please? Regards, Gemma
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The £1,230.00 fee for the course is a discounted upfront fee. Therefore, we are unable to offer installment options on this course.
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Herbs 600 Hours Diploma
Diploma in Herbs course online. Enhance your management skills in crop production. This course covers both the skills required to manage a horticultural farm (eg. Market Garden, Orchard), and also to developing knowledge in the identification, growing, processing and marketing crops and crop related products. This course involves six (6) units, plus a 100 hr workplace project.
Lesson Structure: Diploma In Herbs VHT014
There are 30 lessons as follows:
- Overview of Herb Varieties
- Soils & Nutrition
- Herb Culture
- Propagation Techniques
- Pests & Disease Control
- Harvesting Herbs
- Processing Herbs
- Using Herbs: Herb Crafts
- Using Herbs: Herbs for Cooking
- Using Herbs: Medicinal Herbs
- Herb Farming
- Herb Garden Design
- Constructing a Herb Garden
- Managing a Herb Nursery
- Lamiaceae Herbs
- The Asteraceae (Compositae) Herbs
- The Apiaceae Family
- Other Herbs
- Topiary & Hedges
- Producing Herb Products A
- Producing Herb Products B
- Producing Herb Products C
- Marketing in the Herb Industry
- Budgeting & Business Planning
- Workforce Design & Management
- Major Research Project
What's in Each Lesson?
A typical lesson involves set reading (which we provide), a set task (eg. research or practical), a written assignment (to be submitted), and preparing plant reviews (see below).
How Plant Reviews are Done
With each assignment you will required to prepare plant reviews. Each plant should be named, described and illustrated. Throughout the course you will review 180 different herbs
Naming the Plant
Include the common name, scientific name; and the plant family name if possible. If you cannot provide one of these, write a note to the tutor explaining that you attempted to find the information and why you could not. Your tutor will often be able to help at least partly identify the odd unidentified plant; if you submit an illustration and good description (ideally presenting not only a leaf, but also a flower, fruit or seed head).
Describing the Plant You should record any information that might be important to selecting and using this plant for a landscape design. For example:
- Height: How high can it grow in your locality?
- Width: How wide can it grow in your locality?
- Flowers: What colour and when does it flower?
- Leaf colour, shape, texture.. What colour are the leaves when and mature? Are the leaves round, feathery, lobed, spiky? Are the leaves fine or coarse textured?
- Scent: Are the flowers scented?
- Animal Attraction: Does the plant attract birds, butterflies, bees? If so what part of the plant (flower or fruit) ?
- Hardiness: Is it frost tender? How does the wind Affect it?
- Culture: Are there any special things the plant requires? How hard should it be pruned and how often? Does it need good drainage? How often should it be fertilised?..etc.
- Pests and Diseases: List any pests and diseases that are particularly bad for this plant.
- Maintenance: Are there any maintenance requirements for the plant such as pruning or raking fallen leaves in winter?
Illustrating the Plant, This may be done any of the following ways:
- Submit a photograph or drawing of parts of the plant
- Send a scan of a photograph or drawing (Do not send large graphics files over the internet. Consult your student manual for details)
- Refer to a web site page location where you have found the plant illustrated on the internet.
- Submit a pressed specimen or a photograph of a pressed specimen (Note: Do not send pressed specimens across state or national
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