Horticulture Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Gardening, Floral, Landscaping




Total 393 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

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Floral Design (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: GTC Economic Development and Corporate Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States
  V

Create your own personal master arrangement! Expert demonstration and individual hands-on guidance will help.
You&,#146,ll learn:
◾Basic design fundamentals
◾Floral standards
◾Arranging techniques
◾Product quality
◾A bit of history

See course descriptions for supply lists of flowers and greenery. Retail outlets include but are not limited to Michael&,#146,s, AC Moore, Hobby Lobby, BI-LO, The Fresh Market, and Publix. Discounts of 10% are currently available at Michael&,#146,s in Greenville, please ask for Brittany and present your enrollment confirmation/receipt.

Purchase your supplies at your favorite store and spend as much or as little as you wish - the basic design principles apply to both fresh and silk flowers. Bring the purchased or picked flowers and greenery to class.

Upon successful completion of each course, you will be awarded a certificate of Continuing Education Units rather than academic credit or certification.

Floral Design I
Floral Design II
Floral Design III
Floral Design IV (Silk)

Start Your Own Floral Business

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Anne Arundel Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Annapolis, Arnold, Baltimore, Edgewater, Gambrills, Hanover, Laurel, Severn, United States

Start Your Own Floral Business Explore the essential elements of starting a business in the floral industry. Examine floral shop setup essentials, wholesale floral purchasing, insurance and legal considerations, marketing, and customer service skills.

Party and Event Flowers

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Anne Arundel Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Annapolis, Arnold, Baltimore, Edgewater, Gambrills, Hanover, Laurel, Severn, United States

Create over-the-top arrangements using premium flowers for corporate and social events. Identify event needs, develop a design, evaluate the mechanics required and construct various stunning event centerpiece arrangements.

Fresh Flower Care/Handling

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Anne Arundel Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Annapolis, Arnold, Baltimore, Edgewater, Gambrills, Hanover, Laurel, Severn, United States

Fresh Flower Care and Handling Examine the proper conditioning procedures for the most common flowers used in floral design. Identify the categories of flowers and foliage, and explore the industry standard products used when handling them.

Cascading Bridal Bouquets

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Anne Arundel Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Annapolis, Arnold, Baltimore, Edgewater, Gambrills, Hanover, Laurel, Severn, United States

Cascading Bridal Bouquets Create a cascading bridal bouquet that reflects trends in the wedding industry. Examine construction mechanics, suitable flowers and foliage, and techniques to maximize freshness and longevity. At least one arrangement will be taken home.

Wedding: Personal Flowers

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Anne Arundel Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Annapolis, Arnold, Baltimore, Edgewater, Gambrills, Hanover, Laurel, Severn, United States

Wedding: Personal Flowers Discover how to create the bouquets every bride dreams of as well as coordinating corsages and boutonnieres. Learn traditional and contemporary floral design techniques.

AgVET Chemical Users

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Federation Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bairnsdale, Chadstone, Forestec, Lakes Entrance, Leongatha, Melbourne, Morwell, Sale, Yallourn, Australia
  V

This course will teach you the importance of a chemical labels and how to interpret them. You will learn how to follow instructions ranging from calibration to application and understand the legal requirements as a chemical user.

Course structure

In this course you will learn about:
Prepare and apply chemicals - AHCCHM303A
Transport, handle and store chemicals AHCCHM304A.

Is this course right for me?

This course is designed for people involved in revegetation works, farming or council work.

1080 Pest Bait Licence

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Federation Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bairnsdale, Chadstone, Forestec, Lakes Entrance, Leongatha, Melbourne, Morwell, Sale, Yallourn, Australia
  V

This course is designed to ensure 1080 is used safely and in a way that minimises the possibility of off-target damage. Successful completion of this course enable the participant to apply for 1080 endorsement on their Victorian Agricultural Chemical Users Permit (ACUP)

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about:
Minimising the risks in the use of 1080 pest animal bait products for vertebrate pest control.

Create Your Own Floral Christmas Table Setting Workshop

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Federation Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bairnsdale, Chadstone, Forestec, Lakes Entrance, Leongatha, Melbourne, Morwell, Sale, Yallourn, Australia
  V

Impress your friends and family with a stunning table centerpiece that you made yourself. In this fun and hands on workshop you will learn how to create your own beautiful Christmas Table Centre piece using festive materials including seasonal flowers and foliage, candles and pine cones. This is an ideal course to undertake with your friends, be it a birthday, hens party or baby shower. The course will be held at an external venue in Traralgon in a fun and social environment. All materials are included and you can take home your own completed festive creation.

Floristry Skills

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Doncaster College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Doncaster, United Kingdom
  V

​This course is designed to give you a taste of all aspects of commercial floristry. It will give you the opportunity to make a variety of designs for gifts, weddings, funerals and special occasions. It will be delivered by practical activities.

This course includes:
•Mechanics and equipment
•Wiring techniques
•Modern and traditional design
•Wedding flower design
•Floral tributes
•Seasonal designs
•Function decorating

Wedding Bouquets

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Doncaster College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Doncaster, United Kingdom
  V

You will have the opportunity to make basic wedding designs suitable for a small ceremony.

You will watch demonstrations of the designs and then be given the opportunity to create your own.

You will be fully supported along the way with your designs by one of our experienced tutors.

Floristry Level 1 (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Doncaster College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Doncaster, United Kingdom
  V


The course comprises of seven units and an online multiple examination.

Unit 101 Self working practices

Unit 102 Develop performance

Unit 103 Industrial experience

Unit 112 Basic Floristry tasks

Unit 113 Identify flowers, foliage and plants

Unit 115 Produce planted designs

Unit 116 Assemble Floristry designs

In addition to your course you will attend regular tutorials, complete a qualification in Customer Service, plus Functional skills in Maths and English

Assessment

Continuous practical and written assessment.

Online multiple choice examination on self working practices.

Floristry Level 2 (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Doncaster College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Doncaster, United Kingdom
  V


Mandatory units:
•Unit 1 Introduction to Art and Design for Florists
•Unit 2 Identification and processing of cut flower material and pot plants
•Unit 3 Introduction to plant processes and planted designs
•Unit 4 Hand tied and Presentation Designs
•Unit 5 Funeral and Sympathy Designs
•Unit 6 Floral arrangements
•Unit 7 Wedding designs and Accessories
•Unit 8 Display of Floristry goods
•Unit 9 Introduction to working in the Floristry industry
•Unit 10 Function decorating

In addition to your course you will attend regular tutorials. You will also study functional skills in Maths and English. You will be required to complete a minimum of 40 hours work experience in the industry and be expected to work alongside our shop manager at &,quot,Flowers at the Hub&,quot,.

Assessment

​The course will be assessed by integrated practical and theoretical assignments. You will also undertake a multiple-choice online examination.

Floristry Level 3 (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Doncaster College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Doncaster, United Kingdom
  V


Mandatory units:
•Unit 1 Principles of flower and foliage material conditioning and use
•Unit 2 Practical conditioning and use of flower and foliage materials
•Unit 3 Understanding floristry design

Optional units:
•Unit 9 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse floral wedding designs
•Unit 11 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse floral designs
•Unit 12 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse sympathy floristry
•Unit 13 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse tied floristry

Three mandatory units, plus four optional units must be achieved to gain the full qualification.

In addition to your course you will be entitled to regular tutorials.

Assessment

​The course will be assessed by integrated practical and theoretical assignments .

Soils, Fertilizers, & Soil Amendments

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States
  V

Students who successfully complete the Soils, Fertilizers, and Soil Amendments will be able to describe:

?Characteristics of a typical landscape soil and how it differs from native or agricultural soils.
?How soil organisms directly and indirectly benefit the soil and plant growth.
?Management practices effective in nurturing soil organisms.
?The relationship between soil texture, structure, pore space, and tilth.
?Effective management practices for sandy soils, clayey soils, and decomposed granite rocky soils.
?Effective management practices to prevent and reduce soil compactions.
?Considerations in selecting soil amendments.
?Procedures for home composting.
?Considerations in selecting mulch.
?Considerations in selecting appropriate fertilizers.
?Management of soil pH and iron chlorosis.
?Management for soil drainage problems.
?How to take a soil test.
?Gardening problems that a soil test will/will not help diagnose.

Fruits and Vegetables

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States

Student who complete this Quest Badge will be able to:

?Describe considerations in garden planning and planting times.
?Discuss considerations in planting fruit trees in the home landscape.
?Describe pruning considerations for selected small fruits and fruit trees.

Lawn Care

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States

Students who successfully complete this Quest Badge will be able to describe routine lawn care for a cool season turf grass, including, mowing, fertilization, irrigation, thatch management, soil compaction management, and weed management.

Pruning

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States
  V

Upon completion of this Trek Badge, students will be able to:

?Explain how trees grow and how growth influences decay
?Explain removal cuts, reduction cuts and heading cuts
?Explain pros and cons related to time of year to prune
?Explain considerations in how much foliage/live wood to remove
?Explain how to structurally prune a young shade tree
?Describe generic pruning of mature shade trees, including objectives - why&,#146,s and methods - how&,#146,s
?Explain pruning options for flowering shrubs and evergreen shrubs.

Greenhouse Management

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States
  V

This course covers the design and use of enclosed structures to manipulate controlled environments, effects on growth as applied to crops, production and marketing crops.

Intended for those going into or already in the professional greenhouse industry, much of the time online requires study of greenhouse structures, heating systems, plant nutrition, soil media formulation, and pest management. Offline activities will include greenhouse site visits and some soil testing as well as problem sets requiring math skills. The course is not directed toward the hobby grower.

Green Roof Culture

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States

Understand the relevance of green roofs in North America, especially the process, from concept to project completion and maintenance.

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