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As an alternative to four-year college commitments, courses provide an avenue for further training and learning in almost limitless subject areas. Courses can range from a few hours of time to complete to longer, more intense requirements, catering to the need of the individual. What is a course in horticulture? For those who love working in the outdoors and gardening, a study in horticulture prov… Read more

As an alternative to four-year college commitments, courses provide an avenue for further training and learning in almost limitless subject areas. Courses can range from a few hours of time to complete to longer, more intense requirements, catering to the need of the individual.

What is a course in horticulture? For those who love working in the outdoors and gardening, a study in horticulture provides a comprehensive approach to ensuring plants blossom and grow successfully. A course might include landscaping and design, organic plant growing, ground and turf management as well as growing crops or cut flowers. This study could also include an in-depth look at plant physiology and biology-related growth needs, incorporating lectures, textbooks, assignments, and location-specific activities to aid in understanding.

Students who pursue horticulture learn valuable skills in scheduling, proactively assessing seasonal and situational needs for growth requirements. Scholars understand the importance of conservation with natural resources, visualizing boundaries and adhering to limitations. These skills create conscientious employees who are careful to value quality with efficiency.

The cost for pursuing a course in horticulture can vary by institution. Courses found entirely online are generally a lower cost than a local course. Courses taken in-person often include opportunities to study plant life in different environmental settings. This could incur additional costs, and the institution can provide an estimate.

Horticulture studies can lead to entrepreneurial careers in landscaping design, as well as private makeovers or maintenance for commercial or residential properties. Careers can extend into sports turf management, nursery and greenhouse management, and even arboriculture with the responsibility of urban tree preservation. Floristry ownership and management is also a potential opportunity.

Creativity can blossom with a course in horticulture, and students all over the world can access the training to master gardeners or landscape professionals through local or distance courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology
Umeå, Sweden

The separate courses include lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. The Cellbiology course comprises comprehensive theoretical knowledge of the most central parts ... +

The separate courses include lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. The Cellbiology course comprises comprehensive theoretical knowledge of the most central parts of modern Molecular Cell Biology. The course also covers the concept of malignant cell growth and provides examples -
Courses
Full-time
19 weeks
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
International Career Institute
London, United Kingdom

ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is specially developed by experienced fl ... +

ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is specially developed by experienced florists. We are dedicated to providing you quality floristry education to broaden your knowledge and hone your skills in the field. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
UK Open College
UK Online, United Kingdom

The International GCSE in Science (Double Award) aims to impart a systematic body of scientific knowledge and facts, and an understanding of scientific concepts, principles, t ... +

The International GCSE in Science (Double Award) aims to impart a systematic body of scientific knowledge and facts, and an understanding of scientific concepts, principles, themes and patterns. -
Courses
Part-time
300 hours
English
Online
 

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Distance Learning Centre
UK Online, United Kingdom

The Garden Design - Level 3 Course can help students to learn the principles of design in horticulture, and gain an excellent knowledge and experience of using plants and gard ... +

The Garden Design - Level 3 Course can help students to learn the principles of design in horticulture, and gain an excellent knowledge and experience of using plants and garden features. This home study course is designed in easy to follow units, with set exercises and assignments along the way to ensure you understand the areas covered. -
Courses
Part-time
120 hours
English
Online
 
Kinsale College
Kinsale, Ireland

Sustainable Horticulture/Permaculture is a science-based course offering a practical and wide-ranging learning experience in a unique and thriving college community. Kinsale h ... +

Sustainable Horticulture/Permaculture is a science-based course offering a practical and wide-ranging learning experience in a unique and thriving college community. Kinsale has a strong tradition of food and farming, as well as providing a near-idyllic environment for exploring ecology and the natural environment. The course is a mixture of classroom-based talks, practical activities, site visits, master classes from a range of visiting specialists and group project work. -
Courses
English
Campus
 
Southern Regional College
Portadown, United Kingdom

This delightful class is suitable for all levels of ability and no previous experience is necessary. Sessions cover all aspects of flower arrangements for the home, gift ideas ... +

This delightful class is suitable for all levels of ability and no previous experience is necessary. Sessions cover all aspects of flower arrangements for the home, gift ideas and seasonal displays. -
Courses
English
Aug 2021
 
Zealand Business College ZBC
Slagelse, Denmark

Based on current standards and working drawings, the participant can establish smaller facilities with tiles and plants under current requirements and rules regarding: safety, ... +

Based on current standards and working drawings, the participant can establish smaller facilities with tiles and plants under current requirements and rules regarding: safety, environment, and working environment. The participant can perform everyday care tasks. Participants can operate machines, tools, and hand tools used in solving the tasks. -
Courses
Full-time
Danish
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Easton College
Norwich, United Kingdom

With over 150,000 businesses, the Agriculture & Horticulture industries form the vital starting point for both the food and landscaping industries which account for over 1 ... +

With over 150,000 businesses, the Agriculture & Horticulture industries form the vital starting point for both the food and landscaping industries which account for over 14% of the British GDP. As a result, they offer exciting and varied careers in the UK and abroad. The industry provides unique opportunities for people to work in a technically advanced and innovative environment. Businesses within the industry range from small enterprises through to international organisations. Work in soil-based systems involves operating large, technically advanced machinery in the open fields. Working outdoors, means there is variety and challenges to overcome. Similarly, employees working in container-based systems may work outside but for many most of the work will be in controlled environments, which need monitoring and adapting to suit the growth stage/species growing. -
Courses
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Portsmouth Highbury College
Cosham, United Kingdom

Are you creative? Do you have an eye for detail, plus a love of plants and flowers? If so, Highbury can help you achieve your potential if you have an interest in developing y ... +

Are you creative? Do you have an eye for detail, plus a love of plants and flowers? If so, Highbury can help you achieve your potential if you have an interest in developing your design skills using flowers and other natural materials. -
Courses
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
College Of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise
Antrim, United Kingdom

This is a practical, work-related City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry course. It is designed to develop the skills of those working in the floris ... +

This is a practical, work-related City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry course. It is designed to develop the skills of those working in the floristry industry, who have achieved a Level 2 Diploma in Floristry or equivalent, or who have extensive industry experience. Students attend the college three days per week. -
Courses
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Hadlow College
Tonbridge, United Kingdom

There is a wide scope of practice in the floristry industry. Some florists will work within retail outlets and prepare bouquets and arrangements for the sale and must therefor ... +

There is a wide scope of practice in the floristry industry. Some florists will work within retail outlets and prepare bouquets and arrangements for the sale and must therefore be keenly aware of their market. -
Courses
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Au Sable Institute
Mancelona, USA

Field and lab identification, systematics, natural history, and ecology of vascular plants as components of natural communities.

Field and lab identification, systematics, natural history, and ecology of vascular plants as components of natural communities. -
Courses
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
International Career Institute
London, United Kingdom

A career in horticulture is perfect for individuals who adore gardening, love working outdoors, and want to put their management, design, planning, science, and technical skil ... +

A career in horticulture is perfect for individuals who adore gardening, love working outdoors, and want to put their management, design, planning, science, and technical skills to good use. At ICI, we introduce to you a comprehensive horticulture course that endows you with skills necessary to be successful in this field. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 

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