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Horticultural Irrigation Courses Online

Irrigation is essential for any garden, greens and sports fields, especially in an arid country like Australia.  Learn to properly irrigation your horticultural enterprise or garden. These courses are all 100 hours duration and come 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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Do you need to improve your crop yields?  Correct irrigation set and management may be what is required.  Learn to management water on your property / workplace with improved efficiency and design.  This is a sound foundation course introducing you to the basics of irrigation design and management. Course Aims:  Explain the significance of soil in […]

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This is a ten lesson course that covers the design, installation, maintenance, operation and evaluation of simple irrigation systems. This course is similar to BHT304 and BAG213, but focuses on irrigation for parks, home gardens, and other ornamental horticulture areas. Learn about the equipment and techniques used for plant watering Learn to irrigate plants in […]

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This course is a natural progression from Irrigation (Gardens). It can be studied as a stand alone course; however we would normally advise to undertake Irrigation Gardens first. The following topic areas are covered: Ways to optimise water efficiency Scheduling irrigation for nurseries, gardens, turf and horticultural crops. Drainage system design Operating irrigation controllers Managing […]

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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