Short Courses

Commercial Hydroponic Crop Production (Training Program)

Melbourne Polytechnic will help you take on the challenge to plant your future. Combine your interest in the future of crop production and horticulture - be a part of the growing sustainable industry that is Commercial Hydroponic Crop Production.

Course Code: SOH020

Changing the way we think

Experts in the hydroponic crop production trade are highly sought after as farming specialist organisations look for professionals to excel in future methods to sustain our crops.

Become a part of this ever-growing industry responsible for the supply of most of the world’s food needs. Enter this expanding industry and be involved with much of the developments that are being made.

Possible career paths for hydroponic specialists include:

  • hydroponic pest management
  • hydroponics aquaculture
  • sustainable crops consulting
  • nutrients consulting
  • sales representative
  • crop research add development

Melbourne Polytechnic – leaders in Horticulture

Melbourne Polytechnic will train you in all aspects of hydroponic crop production using the latest technologies and methods. Our qualified and industry experienced teachers will guide you through your learning modules enabling you to start your career in this emergent trade.

Training encompasses theoretical and practical exercises delivered by Melbourne Polytechnic staff and industry personnel, using a number of hydroponic systems that you will be able to experiment with during the course.

You will also have the opportunity to visit a series of commercial hydroponic crop production facilities.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.