Herb Courses Online

Learn to grow herbs either in your own garden or for a commercial enterprise.  Specialist herb courses include Medicinal Herbs, Scented Plants and Aromatherapy.

These courses are all 100 hours duration and are fully supported by our horticulture tutor: Barbara Tremain BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3.

All of our courses are offered online with printed notes available, with unlimited tutor support by email from our qualified, friendly tutors. Find out more or receive your free info pack by emailing us at info@careerlinecourses.com or call us on 1300 172 882.

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If you are serious about starting your own commercial herb farm or nursery, or maybe an organic herb enterprise, then this course is for you. Study herbs online in this 400 hour / 2 year duration course.  Study two core modules (Herb Culture and Organic Farming) and select two electives from a range of 7 […]

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Develop a basic understanding of the safe use of Aromatherapy oils; and their production. This course is aimed at the introductory level of education in Aromatherapy. It is suitable for those wishing to gain knowledge of using Aromatherapy in the home or for those working in a related discipline. Knowing the botanical names of plants […]

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Learn how to identify and successfully grow dozens of edible herbs A great introductory course for those wanting to include herbs in their cooking and garden. Covering a wide range of both popular and little known herbs, this course will have you cooking with confidence!  Develop your skills and experience the delights of cooking new recipes with herbs. […]

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A great course for anyone interested in growing lavender for hobby or commercial reasons. This course is aimed at those you are looking to start their own lavender farm but also equally interesting to the enthusiast. These lessons will equip you with the knowledge to start a new venture. Learn about soils and plant nutrition, growing new varieties of Lavender, […]

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Study this course if you want to start your own herb farm or herb nursery.  This is a very detailed course that has been designed to teach you how to start your own commercial herb business but is still suitable for anyone just wanting a successful herb garden! Study in your own time and at your […]

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Learn to effectively grow the herbs. Study different varieties of herbs. Study in your own time and at your own pace. Learn from experts in their field. An introductory course for the beginner; you will gain a good grasp of basic herb growing and be able to identify a range of herbs. A broad based […]

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Explore the fascinating world of herbs, and lay a foundation for understanding how these fascinating plants can be used to compliment our state of health and wellbeing. Herbs have been used for medicines over thousands of years. Some can be very effective if used appropriately, while others have the potential to be dangerous. Being only eight […]

My tutor was excellent and I picked up really good support and feedback from her. Her comments/guidance was an important part of the learning process…Really enjoyed the course and got a lot out of it.

Neil Hitchcock

Eucalyptus Graduate

…because it helped me understand all the basic principles of organic gardening and some concepts like role of earthworms, companion planting and crop rotation were really very interesting and useful.mple.

Baltej Singh

Organic Plant Culture Graduate

F.A.Q.

 

Who are these courses for?

These courses will work for you if you are looking for a fully tutor supported horticulture or garden course that is not a huge commitment, that doesn’t cost you the earth but will still get you thinking and learning and most importantly get you result you want.  Many students do a single subject as a stepping stone to a bigger thing, or find its enough to help start their enterprise, make their garden grow, or gain a job in horticulture.  

 

Who are the tutors?

You will get a real tutor who provides you with personalised support and feedback.  No tick and flick.  Learn with real tutors who will be there for you every step of the way.  When you enroll will receive a welcome email from your tutor.  You are free to email them for help or guidance as much as you need to.  We employ tutors who are active in their field so the support is by email.

  • Barbara Tremain  BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)
  • Karen Huntley MSc Marketing Mgt (Food Related Industries), PDC, PG Dip Organic Farming, Cert Marketing, BA. Professional Development Diploma in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (Coventry University/Thrive, UK)

Do I need to know about gardening and plants before i start?

No, our garden and horticulture certificate courses assume no prior knowledge and are designed as a practical guide to help you learn.

What sort of support do I get?

All our courses come with unlimited experienced and expert tutor support via email.  We only employ tutors who are current in their field which means they are not sitting around our office waiting for phone calls!  We find email works best, if there is a problem that can’t be resolved give us a call on 07 5536 8783 or email our student support desk.

 

What is the course duration?

Generally the courses should take you about 100 hours of study.  We give you up to 12 months to complete the course, but you can finish faster.  Each lesson has a written assignment for you will receive individual feedback from your tutor.  There are also self assessment quizzes for each lesson (non assessable).  The strength of our courses is in that each lesson has an assignment, this means you are forced to engage with the content and can’t just skip over an important lesson.  By the end of the course you have really engaged and that equals learning!  

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