Expand your knowledge of trees and plants with a Certificate in Australian Natives
The world is changing - more and more different varieties of non-indigenous plants and trees are being grown in homes, gardens and public areas.
- Horticulturalists will benefit from knowing more about these different types of plants, how to propagate and manage them and where they are most appropriate.
- Learn how to identify different types of Australian native trees, ferns and flowers.
- Improve your knowledge on the different commercial applications for these.
- The elective element of the Certificate allows you to tailor the course specifically to your own areas of interest. Select from Tropical Plants, Palms and Cyads, or Interior Plants.
- Food enthusiasts will appreciate the inclusion of Bush Tucker Plants - edible Austrlian plants.
- Course Duration: 600 hours of self paced study. Start at any time; study when and where you want.
Study 5 core modules made up of Australian Native Ferns, Australian Native Trees, Australian Natives I and II and Bushtucker Plants.
Then choose 1 elective module from Tropical Plants, Palms and Cyads or Interior Plants.
HOW THE COURSE WORKS
You can start the course at any time.
It is studied by distance learning, so you can study in the comfort of your own home. But this doesn't mean you are all alone in your studies. Our highly qualified and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way. If you have any questions at all, they are always happy to help.
HOW THE CERTIFICATE IS ASSESSED
The Certificate In Australian Natives requires around 600 hours of study. This is made up of six 100 hour modules.
To pass the course –
- Pass all assignments on the six 100 hour modules. There will be an assignment at the end of each lesson to submit to your tutor for marking and feedback.
- Pass six examinations – one on each module. These are usually taken at the end of the module and can be arranged at a time and location to suit you.
THE ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING WITH ACS
- You can start the course at any time and study at your own pace.
- Fit your studies around your own busy lifestyle - we provide full tutor support for all the time you are studying.
- Study where you want to - online studies offer the flexibility for you to determine where and when you study.
Our tutors are more than happy to answer any questions, so please click here to ask a question.
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