Irrigation - Crops 100 Hours Certificate Course
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Irrigation - Crops 100 Hours Certificate Course
Irrigation - Crops course online. An online course that covers the design, installation, maintenance, operation and evaluation of simple irrigation systems. This online course focuses on irrigation systems for row crops (eg. vegetables & cut flowers) and orchards.
If your interest is in growing row crops then this course will help you understand the methods need for irrigqating this type of crops. This 10 lesson course covers the design, installation, maintenance, operation and evaluation of simple irrigation systems. This course is similar to BHT210 and BAG213, however, it focuses on irrigation systems for row crops (eg. vegetables & cut flowers) and orchards.
Lesson Structure: Irrigation - Crops BHT204
There are 10 lessons:
- Soil Characteristics And Problems
- Estimating Plant And Soil Requirements
- Drainage - drainage systems, dams, etc.
- Types Of Irrigation Systems
- Hydraulics - discharge and flow rates, etc
- Pumps And Filters
- Selecting The Right System For The Plant
- Trickle Irrigation
- Design And Operation Of Systems
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Learning Goals: Irrigation - Crops BHT204
- Identify and consult appropriate sources of information for the irrigation industry.
- Explain the significance of soil characteristics to irrigation.
- Determine when to irrigate in a small scale situation.
- Explain the drainage aspect of handling water.
- Explain the operation and selection of irrigation systems.
- Explain the operation and selection of trickle irrigation systems.
- Determine specifications for the design of an irrigation system.
- Explain the pumps and filters needed for handling water adequately for crops.
- Supervise the installation of an irrigation system.
- Design and operate an irrigation system for crops.
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|Course Prerequisite||None - Our course levels are an indication of the depth of learning you should receive. They do not describe the level of difficulty.|
|Course Qualification (Study Option A)||Endorsed Qualification from TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation - Completed written assignments, plus final exam (N.B. Some courses have Final Project alternative).|
|Course Qualification (Study Option B)||Certificate of Attainment from ADL - Completed written assignments only - no final exam.|
|Comparative Credits Information||UK Course Credits: 10 - U.S. Credit Hours: 3 - when compared to regulated courses.|
|Course Duration and Deadlines||100 hours approx. Course hours given are a guide only. Work at your own pace with no assignment deadlines or completion date. You are in control!|
|Study Support||Personal tutor/mentor support from industry relevant professionals throughout your whole course. Mentors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through the online classroom. They provide assistance with your course material, plus discuss, explain and give advice when needed.|
|Suitability for Self Employment and Small Businesses||Our courses are ideal for sole traders and small business owners and their staff. Customer confidence in what you can do will determine how successful you are in getting clients. Completing one or more of our courses for the service you have to offer, will give you the tools to grow your business.|
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