Advanced Certificate in Hydroponics Online Course

$100.00$2,178.00 Inc GST
$80.00$1,742.40 Inc GST $100.00 x 25 Fortnights


You can select from either general home hydroponics online course or specialized courses for commercial hydroponic practices.

Additionally we offer a course on Aquaponics which adds fish into a hydroponic system.

There are 4 modules in this course:

1. Hydroponics A

    • Introduction
    • How a Plant Grows
    • Hydroponic Systems
    • Nutrition & Nutrition management
    • Plant Culture
    • Hydroponic Vegetable Production
    • Hydroponic Cut Flower Production
    • Solid Media vs Nutrient Film
    • Greenhouse Operation & Management
    • Special Assignment

2. Hydroponics B

    • How the Crop Plant Grows
    • How to Run a Small Evaluation Trial
    • Harvest and Post Harvest
    • Tomatoes
    • Capsicum
    • Lettuce, Salad Greens and Foliage Herb Crops
    • Cucurbits (Cucumber and Melons)
    • Strawberries
    • Roses
    • Carnations
    • Orchids

3. Hydroponics C

    • Options for Managing Plant Culture
    • Planning a Hydroponic Operation
    • System Design Components
    • Managing a Hydroponic System in Hot, Humid Conditions
    • Water Management
    • Nutrient Formulation
    • Controlling Nutrient Levels
    • Pest and Disease Management

4. Suggested Electives: Choose ONE

    • Home Hydroponics
    • Hydroponics Supply and Consultancy
    • Aquaponics

Your Tutor

Barbara Tremain BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)
Barbara Tremain

Barbara brings to Careerline a wide range of horticultural experience and knowledge Barbara has a keen interest in herbalism, edible wild plants and has lead into studies of many plant based complementary medicinal systems, qualification as a Bach Flower remedy practitioner and studying Ethnobotany. Barbara has practiced and studied horticulture as well as combining it with her love of travel in many countries including the UK, US and Australia and has also studied Permaculture and runs her own horticulture business. Within the past two years she have also worked for Groundwork SW with 18-24 year old unemployed people, this work and the mentoring scheme has allowed me to teach informally. It has been a delight to nurture the interests of keen learners in horticulture and garden design.