Hydroponics A (Introduction) Online Course

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Why study this Introduction to Hydroponics course?

Set your hydroponics venture up for success with Careerline’s online Hydroponics A course. Horticulture and agriculture professionals and home gardeners alike will develop essential
knowledge that will assist them to plan, establish, and maintain a hydroponic system.

Whether you hope to upskill, become a more knowledgeable hobbyist, or get a head start on future studies, studying with Careerline will have a positive impact on your future. This
introductory hydroponics course provides an opportunity for professional and personal growth for anyone with a passion for plants. Your new skills will help you stay informed and prepared
as you create your simple or complex hydroponic system.

What will you learn?

Careerline’s online Hydroponics A course introduces students to how hydroponic systems are used in the horticulture and agricultural industries. During your studies, you will learn about the
science behind plant growth, and how to best facilitate the successful growth of vegetables and flowers using hydroponics.

This course provides information about the many types of simple and complex hydroponic systems, and how to decide on the best system for your needs. You will learn about the
equipment required to set up your own hydroponic system. In addition, you will study the nutritional requirements of plants grown in hydroponic systems, and how you can ensure that
your plants receive the nutrients they need to thrive.

Hydroponics A will help you understand the benefits and process of using greenhouses to grow your hydroponics. Finally, you will undertake a special assignment in which you plan your own
hydroponic enterprise, then receive feedback on this plan from your tutor.

Who is this online Hydroponics course for?

Careerline’s online Hydroponics A course is designed for current and aspiring horticulturalists, farmers, farmhands, garden retail employees, and other horticulture and agriculture
professionals. The skills you learn while studying will help you improve your career opportunities and become a more knowledgeable well-rounded professional.

The course is also an opportunity for backyard gardeners to learn the skills required to successfully set up and maintain their own small hydroponic system.

In addition, Hydroponics A is an excellent starting point for anyone hoping to pursue further study in a horticultural field. You will be introduced to concepts covered in tertiary and
vocational horticulture and agriculture courses. This knowledge will help you to feel confident and prepared as you continue your academic and professional journey.

Course Aims:

  • Explain different hydroponic systems.
  • Select appropriate media for specified hydroponic crops.
  • Describe the equipment used in hydroponic systems.
  • Determine the management of nutrition in hydroponic systems.
  • Explain the management of a greenhouse in the production of a hydroponic crop.
  • Plan the establishment of hydroponic facility to satisfy specified criteria, both commercial and cultural.
  • Develop a management plan for a hydroponic facility.



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.