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Irrigation (Crops) Online Course

From: $50.00 / week for 16 weeks

Duration 100 hrs / 12 months
Exam Optional
Tutor Support Yes unlimited by email
Qualification Careerline Certificate
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Become an irrigation expert. Learn all you need to know about irrigating crops and irrigation systems. Design, maintenance, operation and evaluation of irrigation systems ideal for use with crops.

Learn to:

  • Correctly estimate irrigation requirements
  • Schedule irrigation
  • Correct drainage
  • Select the best irrigation system
  • Design the right system
  • Understand pumps and filters

 

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.

Detailed Course Outline..

  • Introduction
    – The Role of Irrigation
    – Sources of Water
  • Soil Characteristics And Problems
    – Soil Structure and Irrigation
    – Soil Chemical and Physical Properties
  • Estimating Plant And Soil Requirements
  • Drainage
    – Waste Water Treatment Using Reed Beds
  • Types Of Irrigation Systems Hydraulics
  • Pumps And Filters
  • Selecting The Right System For The Plant
    – Flood Irrigation
    – Sprinkler Irrigation
    – Trickle Irrigation
    – Irrigation of Vines
    – Efficient Orchard Irrigation
  • Trickle Irrigation
  • Design And Operation Of Systems

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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Course Tutor

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.

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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.