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General Horticulture Courses



  • AMENITY HORTICULTURE I BHT324
    Online Course in Amenity Horticulture -100 hours - for horticultural managers and entrepreneurs. Covers benefits, options, influences, variations and determining best practices into the future.
  • Lessons icon 7 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • AMENITY HORTICULTURE II BHT325
    Online course in the planning and management of amenity horticulture landscapes, with a focus on environmental, economic and community impacts of the well developed amenity landscape - 100 hours self paced study.
  • Lessons icon 7 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • ARBORICULTURE I BHT106
    Learn to care for trees -understand problems that can arise and how to deal with them -learn about tree biology, tree surgery, pruning, tree maintenance. Work safety, equipment and more.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • ARBORICULTURE II BHT208
    Learn how to plant and manage different types of trees - professional development for gardeners and horticulturalists. Study tree planting, managing tree problems and more.
  • Lessons icon 7 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA IN TURF VHT011
    Learn turf science and management and broad horticultural skills to build a career or expand business and employment opportunities with sports turf, parks management, home lawn supplies, amenity horticulture, and more.
  • Modules icon 15 modules
  • Duration icon 1500 hours
  • Qualification icon Associate Diploma
  • CUTTING PROPAGATION BHT211
    Learn to propagate plants from cuttings - start a plant nursery small or large, get a job as a propagator, or just improve your horticultural skills. 100 hour distance education course.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • GARDEN MAINTENANCE VHT100
    Online course to learn about growing plants, gardening, garden ideas and maintenance, to work in the gardening industry or maintain your own garden.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • HORTICULTURAL MARKETING BHT304
    Understand the essentials of marketing a horticultural business. Learn strategies you can implement to increase sales in your garden, nursery, farm, wholesale plant or other business.
  • Lessons icon 7 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH I BHT118
    Learn to conduct research, analyze data, and more. Develop the skills and knowledge for planning, conducting and reporting on research in social, technological and environmental issues that impact on horticulture.
  • Lessons icon 7 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • HORTICULTURE I BHT101
    A comprehensive horticulture foundation course. Gain technical skills in plant identification, soils, nutrition, pest and weed control, landscaping and propagation.
  • Lessons icon 13 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • IRRIGATION - GARDENS BHT210
    Garden irrigation course. Learn about irrigation systems for essential watering for gardens. Understand more about pumps and filters and get the system right for the garden.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT I BEN120
    Course to learn skills for work as a ranger, property manager or gardener in a wilderness park, reserve, wildlife park or natural area. Study plant maintenance, park management and more!
  • Lessons icon 12 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT II BEN207
    Building on your park management skills with this course, learn about designing, creating and managing nature trails, picnic grounds, animal enclosures and public amenities.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • NURSERY GROWERS COURSE VHT101
    Learn how to start in the Nursery business with the ACS Home Study Nursery Growers Course. ACS Distance Education were established in 1979, and have helped and educated many students worldwide in the years since. Today we offer a range of over 700 courses to study online. Learn with us, learn from our experience.
  • Lessons icon 6 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • NURSERY HANDS COURSE VHT102
    Develop skills and knowledge to work in a production nursery with ACS Distance Education. Learn about plant identification,nuersery structures, marketing, and much more. ACS were established in 1979 and today offer over 700 courses to study online or by eLearning. Talk to us. Learn from our experience.
  • Lessons icon 11 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • NURSERY SALES ASSISTANT VHT103
    Learn to identify, care for and sell plants in a garden centre - develop product knowledge and sales skills and improve your job prospects. Train your staff, and develop your own businesses profitability.
  • Lessons icon 5 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • ORGANIC PLANT CULTURE BHT302
    Learn about organic plant growing. Study chemical-free more natural gardening, explore permaculture, biodynamics, no dig gardening, integrated pest control and more.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • PLANT BREEDING BHT236
    Online Plant Breeding Course: develop new plant cultivars, understand genetics, cross pollination, mono and dihybrid cultivars, practical breeding techniques, biotechnology, etc.
  • Lessons icon 7 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • PLANT PATHOLOGY BHT206
    Course in plant pathology- understand what is happening a cellar level in the plants. Learn about plant diseases - the biology, the plants that are affected, and how disease can be controlled.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • PLANT PROTECTION BHT207
    A course that will help you understand weed and insect life cycles in order to protect your plants from them. Plant protection will help you know your options to stop insects and weeds invading a garden.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE 1 BHT238
    Learn to identify weeds, pest and disease, soil and other horticultural problems; to understand and assess risks in a garden then maintain plants and manage gardens better.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE 2 BHT323
    An advanced course in practical horticulture - learn even more practical techniques for gardening and horticultural practices -self paced, 100 hour distance learning course.
  • Lessons icon 11 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • PRODUCTION/WHOLESALE NURSERY MANAGEMENT BHT212
    Learn online to work in or manage a production plant nursery with the Wholesale Nursery Management course from ACS Distance Education. ACS were established in 1979, and have helped and educated many students worldwide in the years since. Today we offer a range of over 700 courses to study online. Find a course to improve your knowledge and help your career. Learn with us, learn from our experience.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • PROTECTED PLANT PRODUCTION - BHT223
    Learn to grow plants in greenhouses, shade houses, or with other protected structures. Understand cladding materials, methods of environmental control, and applications for different crops from nursery plants to vegetables.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • SEED PROPAGATION BHT237
    Learn to propagate all types of plants from seed; the science and practice of growing trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals vegetables and more in a production nursery.
  • Lessons icon 9 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • SPORTS TURF MANAGEMENT BHT202
    This Sports Turf Management will help you learn to establish, repair and maintain sports turf surfaces including golf courses, playing fields, bowling greens, and more. Become a greenkeeper.
  • Lessons icon 10 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • TISSUE CULTURE BHT306
    Online horticulture courses or correspondence course, to learn growing plants, gardening, garden ideas and management, to work in the gardening industry -study plants at home, by flexible open learning or e-learning
  • Lessons icon 9 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • TURF CARE BHT104
    Study lawn species, and how to establish, maintain and repair lawns - improve your skills as a gardener, build a foundation for a career in the turf industry.
  • Lessons icon 11 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment
  • WEED CONTROL BHT209
    Identify and manage and control weeds. Understand the options available chemical and non-chemical to control weeds and unwanted plants. Great for horticulture professional development.
  • Lessons icon 8 lessons
  • Duration icon 100 hours
  • Qualification icon Statement of Attainment