Develop the skills and knowledge necessary for commercial vegetable production, examining in depth different techniques of production.
Learn the importance of soils, plant-cultural practices and pest and disease management as an excellent method to obtain optimum crop production. A general overview of vegetable crop management including post harvest and marketing.
Note: This course shares topics with Commercial Organic Vegetable Growing and it would be best to choose your area of interest and the corresponding course rather than do both courses.
- Select appropriate vegetable varieties for different situations
- Explain general cultural practices used for vegetable production
- Explain the management of potential problems, including pests, diseases, weeds, and environmental disorders in vegetable production
- Explain alternative cultural techniques, including greenhouse and hydroponic production, for vegetables
- Determine specific cultural practices for selected vegetable varieties
- Determine the harvesting, and post-harvest treatment of different vegetables
- Develop marketing strategies for different vegetables
Detailed Course Outline
This course is made up a number of lessons or units. Each of these has self assessment questions, a set task (practical homework) and an assignment which you can upload online. Click below to read about each of the lessons and what you will learn.
When you have completed your lessons you have the option of taking the optional exam. It's ok if you don't want the exam, we still issue your Careerline Certificate.
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Agriculture spans a wide variety of specializations. Who your tutor is will depend on which area of agriculture you are studying. Upon enrollment you will be assigned your own personal tutor who is there to support you throughout your studies.
How It Works
1. Learn Online
Get access to your course content anywhere, anytime and study at your own pace.
2. Get Help & Support
Connect with other like-minded students and get help from the teacher whenever you have a question.
3. Receive Certificate
Graduate from your course knowing that you have what it takes to reach your next step.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I pay in installments?
Yes! We offer great payment plans, however full payment up front is the cheapest. You can choose the best payment plan for you from the course page, or call us on 07 55368782 to talk to one of our course consultants for a custom plan.
Can I study from anywhere in the world?
We have many international students. Careerline's range of courses are suitable for any one, anywhere in the world.
Do I get a discount if I enroll in a second course?
Yes. You may claim a 5% fee discount when you enroll in a second course, and a further 10% off a three-course package.
Do I have to sit an Exam?
No. If you are enrolled in a Certificate course (100hrs), the exam is optional. You will be issued with a certificate which proves that you are competent in all units, if you choose not to sit the exam.
Do you have set start dates?
There are no set start dates, you may start at any time. Our courses are all self-paced. As our home page says, ‘Courses for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime’. ‘Anytime’ includes the start time of your choice. However, we do encourage our students to submit assignments on a regular basis. Wherever possible, we suggest developing a study routine.