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.
There are 4 modules in this course:
Self Sufficiency A
This self sufficiency course is one of two courses designed to equip you for a self sufficient life. Learn tips, skills and gain knowledge in a broad range of fields to equip you with independence and self sufficiency.
Topic include managing your health and home, horticulture (herbs, veggies and fruit), animal husbandry (poultry, bees, pigs and more), self sufficient building techniques, alternative energy and earning an income.
- Discuss the nature and scope of self sufficiency.
- Explain the importance of good nutrition and health.
- Explain the importance of suitable clothing and clothing care.
- Explain the relevance and application of horticulture to self sufficiency.
- Explain the cultivation and use of herbs.
- Explain the main requirements for successfully raising animals.
- Explain the fundamentals of caring for grazing animals.
- Explain the available alternatives to eating meat.
- Discuss various building techniques that can be used to construct buildings.
- Discuss alternatives to conventional energy sources.
- Determine and describe accessible craft and country skills that may contribute to self sufficiency.
- Analyse potential changes in lifestyle to increase a person’s level of self-sufficiency.
Self Sufficiency B
Study the practical skills to get independence by growing and harvesting and preserving your own foods.
- Explain the importance of good diet and nutrition to good health
- Discuss the potential for increasing self sufficiency by growing your own food in a kitchen garden.
- Describe the potential and appropriate procedures for vegetable growing in your area.
- Describe the potential for fruit growing and appropriate fruit growing procedures for your locality.
- Describe the process of practices like bottling to extend the shelf life of produce.
- Explain the process of practices like freezing and drying to extend the shelf life of produce.
- Describe the principles of animal production and processing animal products, where someone is seeking to improve dietary self sufficiency.
- Describe growing and cooking with herbs, where someone is seeking to improve dietary self sufficiency.
- Describe the use of eggs and cheese where someone is seeking to improve dietary self sufficiency.
- Describe the use of grains in a situation where someone is seeking to improve dietary self sufficiency.
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.