Short Courses

Commercial Hydroponic Crop Production

Become a part of this ever–growing industry responsible for the supply of most of the world’s food needs. Get an insight into this expanding industry and see how many developments that have and are being made.

Course Code: SOH036

The course covers an overview of major aspects of Commercial Hydroponic production using the latest technologies and methods. Our qualified and industry experienced teacher will guide you through the learning enabling you to get a better insight into a career in this emergent trade.

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

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Code

SOH036

Department

Horticulture and Landscaping
03 9269 8615

Duration

13 weeks
Total Hours: 45

Course Outline

  • Topics include:
  • overview of the industry;
  • crop selection;
  • hydroponic systems;
  • growing structures and location; pest and diseases;
  • plant nutrition and requirements;
  • visit a series of commercial hydroponic crop production facilities.

Course Outcomes

  • Upon conclusion of this short course you will have gained knowledge and hands on experience of the Commercial Hydroponic industry

Recognising Organisations

National

Suitable For

  • Farmers
  • Growers
  • Participants interested in the industry

Fees

Fees:$660.00

No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

No formal Assessment

Materials

Pen and Paper

Available Sessions

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.
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