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Gain skills and knowledge needed - 10 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Horticulture

  2. Hydroponic

  3. Indoor Plant Care

  4. Garden Maintenance

  5. Hand Reflexology

  6. Reflexology

  7. Advanced Reflexology

  8. Medicinal Herbs

  9. Advanced Master Herbalist

  10. Master Herbalist

1. Horticulture: Gain Skills And Knowledge Needed To Better Understand The Growing Of Plants

Horticulture is the growing of plants and understanding of the make-up of the soil and the best way to ensure you maximise the ground around you is a skill a lot of us want to know. Our Horticulture course provides the skills and knowledge needed to better understand this complex subject.

2. Hydroponic: Understand This Scientific Art Of Hydroponics

Hydroponics is the cultivation of plants by placing the roots in a liquid nutrient solution rather than in soil. Many of us, have placed a plant cutting in water and noticed that it sprouts roots and begins to grow. This is a simple form of hydroponics. Unfortunately, most plants will not sprout roots and all you get is dead stems and smelly water. This course will teach you the fundamentals of what to feed your plants and how best to do it, hydroponically. 

Soon you will understand this scientific art and the course will break down the technical terminology and guide you through the process of successfully operating your own hydroponics set-up.

3. Indoor Plant Care: Obtain The Knowledge Needed To Ensure Your Indoor Plants Thrive

Looking after those plants in the home or office to ensure they grow and produce the best effect for the home or office environment is a skill most of us wish we had. The course helps you to gain these skills and obtain the knowledge needed to ensure your indoor plants thrive.

4. Garden Maintenance: Obtain a firm basis for maintaining a garden

This subject aims to provide you with a firm basis for maintaining a garden in a healthy and presentable state.

Garden maintenance is a diverse area of study, sometimes thought of as being the mundane side of horticulture, though in fact, it is today quite technical and a very critical area of concern.

5. Hand Reflexology: Learn The Practice Of Hand Reflexology 

Hand Reflexology is a holistic treatment that uses thumb and finger techniques on reflex points to rebalance and relax and to improve the function of body systems. Step-by-step, this course will teach you these techniques and more – explaining anatomy and the theories behind the practice, as well as offering professional guidance and advice on setting up a business.

The Hand Reflexology Course covers the important issues of Health, Hygiene, and Safety, for the protection of both yourself and your clients. You will learn how to keep yourself in optimal health to reduce risk to both parties during reflexology sessions. As part of this, you will gain knowledge on standard sanitation concerns and practices, along with how to keep your treatment room free from health and safety hazards. You will also learn how to conduct yourself in a professional manner when administrating treatments.

As a Reflexologist, it is important for you to understand the body. The course provides information on anatomy and physiology with a focus on the 12 systems of the body, including how the structures of all the systems function and a little on the pathologies associated with these. Fully understood, this information will assist you in carrying out comprehensive hand assessments.

Through studying the Hand Reflexology Course, you will learn about the history and theory of the practice. You will explore the anatomy and physiology of the hands and their associated disorders, along with reflex zone, 10-zone longitude, and transverse charts and their importance to reflexology. The benefits and effects of this holistic healing are outlined, as are the contraindications, contra-actions and other special considerations of treatment that you need to be aware of, as well as the aftercare practices that should be employed.

The course provides step-by-step guidance on hand reflexology treatments, assessments and routines, and warm-up exercises and techniques for you to practice and perfect. Advice on how to consult with clients, to ensure they get the most from the treatment, is also discussed.

In addition to teaching the theories and practical aspects of this holistic treatment, the Hand Reflexology Course also teaches you everything that you need to know to set up a business. You will learn about business considerations and management, along with how to create a business plan and use marketing tools effectively.

6. Reflexology: Learn How To Treat Clients With Reflexology Techniques

Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy, based on the theory that different points on the feet, lower leg, hands, face or ears correspond with different areas of the body. Reflexologists work holistically with their clients and aim to work alongside allopathic healthcare to promote better health for their clients.

The Reflexology Course guides students through treating clients with reflexology techniques. This course goes into great depth about the various systems of the body, how they should function when in a healthy state, how each can become disordered, and how to aid recovery through reflexology.

7. Advanced Reflexology: Learn How Reflexology Can Be Used In Treatment 

The course will take you through a comprehensive study of human biology and how reflexology can be used in the treatment of specific conditions such as stress, infertility and pregnancy. You will also develop a strong understanding of the powerful connection that exists between reflexology and natural healing.

From the Advanced Reflexology Course, you will learn how to improve the treatments you provide. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the ethos of reflexology and how you can develop a more intuitive, observational practice, that will reveal contra-indications of specific common health issues while ensuring you can translate the reflex map of the hands, feet and ears.

8. Medicinal Herbs: Gain Information For Making And Using Herbal Remedies At Home

For generations, families have relied on traditional herbal medicine, much of which is now recognized as scientifically correct. Too often in today's society we receive powerful drugs from our doctors for self-limiting ailments for which it may be more appropriate to call on herbal remedies and a balanced approach to living.

This course provides the necessary knowledge and information for making and using herbal remedies at home. However, professional advice should always be sought if symptoms persist.

9. Advanced Master Herbalist: Treatment Of Both Medical And Emotional Conditions

You’ll learn all about the day-to-day work as a herbalist, read case studies and start to truly understand the significance of the different herbs as an all-natural way to help your body negotiate disease and illness. It will also take you through the history of herbal treatments and ends with a discussion of the business market for herbal treatments in general.

You will find out the power benefits of becoming a master herbalist, along with the benefits of creating your own business in this thriving industry.

By guiding you through the five major steps you will need to accomplish we will show you how to get yourself business-ready and establish yourself as a market leader in this industry.

You will learn a large amount of information about the treatment of ailments, the course has been separated into distinct sections: Herbal Health for Men and Women, Botany, Herbal Preparations, and Herbal Therapies and Treatments for Illnesses.

10. Master Herbalist: Become A Master Herbalist And Start Your Own Herbalist Business

This course offers you a framework that will shape all your future interactions with herbs, ensuring that you can study each herb fully, with an excellent understanding of its active constituents, its therapeutic actions and potential uses, and then use it safely, in the most effective manner.

You’ll study the history of herbal medicine and find out the roots of this incredible healing modality, before moving on to study plant botany and plant chemistry (in the context of herbal medicine).
Studying the Master Herbalist Diploma Course, you’ll be prepared to use herbs safely, as you gain an understanding of issues such as contraindications and drug-herb interactions. You’ll gain confidence working with herbs and how to work with safety at the forefront of your mind.

With the foundations of your knowledge set, you’ll go on to learn about the herbs you’ll be using, as you discover how to use various plants to treat the ailments of the body’s 6 systems. There will plenty of mini herb profiles for you to study and they will guide you in the areas you need to cover when learning about a new herb.

Through the Master Herbalist Diploma Course, you’ll explore two more herbal healing modalities – traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda.

By studying these you’ll gain the opportunity to consider approaches that might suit your style of herbalism, as not everyone wants to take a purely Western approach.

Of course, you will be guided through the systems used by Western herbalists for formulating herbs. You’ll learn how herbalists conduct their consultations, including the questions they ask to extract the information that will ultimately lead to their herb choices.

You’ll find out how to make herbal preparations and gain insight into two other ways that plants can be used for healing, as you explore essential oils and flower essences. The Master Herbalist Diploma Course also talks you through some herb gardening basics and offers advice about foraging for herbs

Finally, you’ll be shown how herbalists move on with their qualifications to open herbal businesses and just what this takes. You’ll reflect on the changing times, covering not only the traditional herbal clinic route but also modern, online-based herbalism.

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Ultimate Horticulture 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Horticulture Online Course

Basic Botany

  • Basic Botany
  • Roots
  • Stems
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Diffusion
  • Osmosis
  • Absorption
  • Function of Water
  • Water Stress
  • Photosynthesis
  • Respiration

Plant Classification

  • Classification of Plants or Plant Taxonomy
  • Plant Families
  • Plant Names
  • Genus Name
  • Species Name
  • Subspecies, Varieties and Forms
  • Cultivars
  • Hybrids
  • Group Names (Grex)
  • Botanic Names Versus Common Names
  • Principle of Priority
  • Name Changes
  • Choice, Construction and Spelling of Names
  • Plant Classification

Soil Science

  • How Soil is Formed
  • Kinds of Parent Material
  • Weathering
  • Physical Disintegration
  • Chemical Decomposition
  • Effects of Climate
  • Effects of Land Surface Features
  • Effects of Plant and Animals
  • Effects of Time
  • Composition of Soil
  • Characteristics of Soil
  • Colour
  • Soil Structure
  • Texture
  • How to Improve Soil Structure
  • Chemical Conditions
  • Soil Degradation
  • Types of Soil Degradation
  • Erosion
  • Manmade Causes of Erosion
  • Types of Erosion
  • Control of Soil Erosion
  • Seed Planting Techniques to Counter Erosion
  • Salinity
  • Sources of Salt
  • Control Methods for Salinity
  • Soil Acidification
  • Other Soil Problems
  • Overcoming Chemical Damage
  • Soil Tests
  • Methods of Measuring pH
  • Plant Nutrition

Nutrient Elements

  • Micronutrients
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Sulphur
  • Minor Elements
  • Common Deficiencies and Their Symptoms
  • Feeding Plants
  • Inorganic Fertilisers
  • Organic Fertilisers
  • Some Types of Organic Fertilisers
  • Conditions for Making Composting
  • What Can Be Put into Compost
  • Main Reasons for Compost Failing
  • Guidelines for Using Compost

Plant Pests, Diseases and Problems

  • Pests
  • Diseases
  • Insect Characteristics
  • Mouthparts
  • Legs
  • Life Cycle
  • Insect Classification
  • Order of Insects
  • Other Types of Pests
  • Fungal Diseases
  • Life Cycle of a Disease
  • Plant Viruses
  • Detection
  • Control
  • Bacterial Diseases
  • Controlling Pests and Diseases
  • Chemical Control Characteristics
  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
  • Soil Treatment Controls:
  • Rules for Handling Chemicals
  • Damage to the Environment
  • Main Approaches to Bio-Control
  • Advantages of Bio-Control
  • Disadvantages of Bio-Control
  • Natural Pest and Disease Control
  • To Keep Your Garden Clean
  • Physical Controls
  • Traps
  • Repellent Devices
  • Pest Predators
  • Attracting Predators and Parasites
  • Foliage Burn
  • Drainage Problems
  • Frost
  • Hail
  • Shade
  • Temperature
  • Wind
  • Salt
  • Organic Gardening
  • What is Organic Gardening
  • Mycorrhizae
  • Types of Mycorrhizae
  • Earthworms

Weeds

  • Main Methods of Weed Control
  • Advantages of Hand Weeding
  • Disadvantages of Hand Weeding
  • Mechanical Weeding
  • Advantages of Mechanical Weeding
  • Disadvantages of Mechanical Weeding
  • Chemical Weed Control
  • Advantages of Chemical Control
  • Disadvantages of Chemical Control
  • Shrub Management
  • Other Control Methods
  • Herbicide and Safety Measures

Basic Propagation

  • Introduction
  • Sexual Propagation
  • Hybrid Seed
  • Naturally Occurring Seed
  • Types of Seeds
  • Dormancy Factors Affecting Germination
  • Pre-germination Treatments
  • Seed-sowing Mixes must Provide:
  • Commonly Used Mixtures
  • Seed Boxes and Seed Beds
  • Preparing Seed Boxes and Trays
  • Preparing Seed Beds
  • How To Sow Seed
  • Thinning Seedlings
  • Transplanting
  • Storing Seed
  • Factors Affecting the Storage of Seed
  • Ways of Storing Seed
  • Asexual Propagation
  • Cuttings
  • Types of Cuttings
  • Cutting Treatments
  • Other Treatments
  • Grafting
  • Reasons for Budding and Grafting
  • How a Graft Forms
  • Factors Influencing the Healing of a Graft
  • What Can Be Grafted Onto What
  • Types of Grafts
  • Layering
  • Types of Layering
  • Separation and Division
  • Tissue Culture
  • Uses of Tissue Culture
  • Problems with Tissue Culture

Amenity Horticulture, Plant Groups and Families

  • Introduction
  • Plant Groups
  • Subgroups
  • Important Plant Families
  • Plants in amenity horticulture are usually chosen for the following reasons:
  • Selection Considerations
  • Environmental Influences on Plant Selection
  • Environmental Factors that Affect Plants
  • Before selecting plants inspect them carefully taking note of the following
  • Shrubs
  • Shrubs can be used for Amenity Horticulture in the following ways
  • Trees
  • Why Plant Trees
  • Problems

Planting and Plant Care

  • Planting
  • Basic Planting Procedures for Containerised Plants
  • Planting Procedure for Bare-Rooted Plants
  • Pre-Planting Fertiliser
  • Transplanting Established Plants
  • Staking
  • Time of Planting
  • Ideas
  • After Care for Newly Planted Plants
  • General Plant Care
  • Watering
  • Feeding
  • Foliar Feeding
  • When To Feed With Fertilisers
  • Using Organic Materials
  • Protecting From Pests and Diseases
  • Pruning
  • Removing Dead or Diseased Wood
  • Controlling the Type of Growth
  • Controlling Shape and Size
  • Pollarding
  • Rejuvenating
  • Basic Rules of Pruning
  • Time of Pruning
  • Cutting Back Herbaceous Plants
  • Pinching Back
  • Dead Heading
  • Plant Wounds Occur in Different Ways
  • Keeping Trees Healthy

Plant Notes and Indigenous Plants

  • Introduction
  • Factors Influencing Plant Growth
  • Plant Origins
  • Indigenous Pla nts in Britain
  • Important Indigenous Plants
  • The Value of Indigenous Plants

Exotic Plants

  • Introduction
  • Origins of Common Exotic Garden Pants
  • Popular Garden Plants
  • Rose Groups
  • Rose Terminology
  • Conifers
  • Bulbs
  • Ferns
  • Palms

Indoor Plants

  • Conditions in Inside Environment differ from Outdoors
  • Light
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Methods of Maintaining Humidity
  • Important Plant Care
  • Notes on Indoor Plants
  • Types Container Materials

Lawns

  • Introduction
  • Lawns and the Environment
  • Lawn Shapes and Design
  • Lawn and Garden Edges
  • Using Edges to the Best Effect
  • Types of Lawn Grasses
  • Common Couch or Kweek [Cynodon dactylon
  • Kikuyu [Pennisetum clandestinum]
  • Buffalo [Stenotaphrum secundum]
  • Chewing Fescue [Festuca rubra var. comutata]
  • L. M Grass [Dactyloctenium australe]
  • Browntop Bent [Agrostis tenuis]
  • Kentucky Blue Grass [Poa pratense]
  • Perennial Ryegrass [Lolium perenne]
  • Ways to Establish a Lawn
  • Preparing the Ground
  • How To Sow Lawn Seed
  • How To Lay Instant Lawn
  • How To Plants Runners
  • How To Plant Plugs
  • Watering Established Lawns
  • Feeding Established Lawns
  • Mowing
  • Lawn Care Techniques
  • Lawn Problems

Course 2 - Hydroponic

 

INTRODUCTION

  • Understand the structure of a plant
  • Define the term 'Hydroponics' and outline the different types
  • Outline the advantages and disadvantages of hydroponics

PLANT GROWTH REQUIREMENTS

  • Understand the requirements for plant growth

BASIC CHEMISTRY AND PLANT NUTRITION

  • Understand basic chemistry
  • Explain what nutrition plants need to thrive

NUTRIENT SOLUTIONS

  • Understand how and why formulae are required
  • Identify the nutrients required for plant nutrition
  • Explain the effect of pH on nutrients

PLANT DOCTOR

  • Recognise the threats to plants
  • Plan to take preventative measure to protect plants
  • Identify common pest problems
  • Identify fungal diseases on plants

CLASSIFICATION OF HYDROPONIC SYSTEMS

  • Understand the variable of a system
  • Outline how to grow vegetables hydroponically

BERRY FRUIT AND ORNAMENTAL PLANTS

  • Understand the process for growing berries
  • Outline the ideal conditions for growing ornamental plants

NUTRICULTURE SYSTEMS

  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of nutriculture systems
  • Identify the symptoms of nutrient deficiency

CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT OF SOME GREENHOUSE CROPS

  • Outline the conditions to monitor in the greenhouse that might influence performance of plants

Course 3 - Indoor Plant Care

 

Introduction

  • Plant Names
  • A Review Of Some Important Indoor Plant Families
  • Pronunciation Of Plant Names

Culture

  • Indoor Plants
  • Potting
  • Punt Containers
  • Comparing Materials
  • Aesthetics
  • When You Go Away
  • Preventing Moss And Algae In Pots
  • Potting Up Plants
  • Soils
  • Naming The Soil
  • Improving Soils
  • Soil Mixes
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Deficiencies And Toxicities
  • Indicators Of Deficiency And Toxicity
  • Plant Health
  • Avoiding Frost
  • Avoiding Wet
  • Avoiding Wind
  • Pruning Indoor Plants
  • Basic Rules Of Pruning
  • Watering Your Plants
  • Symptoms Of Water Deficiency
  • Symptoms Of Water Excess
  • Maintaining Appropriate Water Levels
  • Soil Type
  • Drainage
  • Fertiliser Type
  • Ideal Temperature Range
  • Ideal Light Conditions
  • Pruning Requirements
  • Choosing A Container
  • Caring For Plants In Containers
  • Potting Up
  • Indoor Plants

Propagation

  • Methods Of Propagating Plants
  • Equipment And Materials
  • Seed Propagation
  • Sowing Seeds
  • Pregermination Treatments
  • Cutting Propagation
  • Factors Affecting Rooting Of Cuttings
  • Striking Cuttings

Foliage Plants

  • Some Commonly Grown Foliage Plants
  • Caladium
  • Calathea
  • Codiaeum (Syn. Croton)
  • Coleus
  • Cordyline
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Dracaena
  • Iresine
  • Philodendron
  • Sansevieria
  • Growing Ferns
  • Ferns As Indoor Plants
  • Getting To Know Your Ferns
  • Terrestrial Tree Ferns
  • Rock Ferns
  • Epiphytes
  • Other Ferns
  • Palms
  • Simple Culture Requirements
  • Common Problems With Palms
  • Palm Genera For Indoors
  • Some Of The Best Palms For Indoor Plants

Flowering Plants

  • Anthurium
  • Heliconia
  • Hippeastrum
  • Impatiens (Balsam)
  • Spathiphyllium
  • Orchids
  • Fertilisers
  • Potting Mix
  • Pests And Diseases
  • Orchid Varieties
  • Cattleya
  • Crucifix Orchids (Epidendrum Sp.)
  • Cymbidiums
  • Dendrobium
  • Odontoglossum
  • Oncidium
  • Paphiopedilum (Slipper Orchids)
  • Phalaenops1S (Moth Orchids)
  • Pleione (Indian Crocus)
  • Vanda
  • General Rules For Growing Orchids
  • Varieties Which Will Grow In An Unheated Greenhouse In Melbourne
  • Varieties That Will Grow Outdoors In S.E.Qld

Other Indoor Plants

  • Rainforest Trees

Course 4 - Garden Maintenance

Planning and Managing a Garden

  • A proficient gardener will plan his/her work program carefully
  • The main criteria to consider when deciding on a maintenance programme are:
  • is the area located in a prominent position
  • The major areas of parks maintenance work are outlined below
  • Departmental Organisation
  • Staffing
  • Works Programming

Furnishings and Machinery

  • A broad overview of Machinery for Parks Maintenance
  • Mowers
  • Aerators/Power Rakes
  • Fertiliser Spreaders
  • Chippers
  • Leaf Rakes/Vacuums
  • Seeders
  • Hydraulic Pruners
  • Spray Units
  • Irrigation
  • Power Tools – Tool Maintenance
  • Bush Cutters
  • Mowers
  • Manual (Push) Mowers
  • 2 Stroke Petrol Mowers
  • Electric Mowers
  • Hover Mowers
  • Ride On Mowers
  • How to Mow – the Rules
  • Mulchers
  • Outdoor Furniture

Feeding Plants

  • Plant Care – Nutrition
  • Nutrition of Plants in Containers
  • Fertilizers
  • Solid Fertilizers in the Mixture
  • Top Dressing
  • Foliar Sprays
  • Rates of Application
  • Ways of Improving Soils
  • Cation Exchange Capacity
  • Soil pH
  • Nutrient availability and pH

Weed Control

  • Introduction
  • Weed Control Methods
  • Plant Competition
  • Weed Control with Fire
  • Chemical Weed Control
  • Chemical Classification of Weedicides
  • Mulching
  • Some Common Groups of Weeds
  • Weed Control in Greenhouses

Commonly used Chemicals

  • Pesticides
  • Fungicides
  • Types of Herbicide Chemicals
  • Treating Problems

Natural Pest Control

  • Natural Sprays
  • Diatomaceous Earth
  • Soapy Water
  • Companion Planting (examples of unfavourable combinations)
  • The following examples perform well together
  • Ways to Control Pests and Diseases
  • Pests and Diseases
  • Diseases
  • Plant Viruses
  • Virus Control
  • Pests

Safety Procedures and Chemicals

  • Golden Rules
  • Keeping Records
  • What Information should be kept
  • Steps involved in Chemical Treatments
  • Summary of Pesticides
  • Read Labels thoroughly
  • Toxicity
  • Spectrum of Activity
  • LD50
  • Persistence
  • Volatility
  • Repellency
  • Flushing Action
  • Knockdown Action
  • Phytotoxicity
  • Systemic or Not

Turf Care

  • Turf Varieties in Parks and their Maintenance
  • Turf Grass Varieties
  • Lawn Grass Mixtures
  • Environmental Problems
  • Methods of Controlling Weed Problems
  • Some Turf Weedicides

Irrigation Systems

  • Irrigation systems for broadacre and landscaped areas can be classified under five basic types
  • Travelling Sprinkler Systems
  • Quick Coupling Valve System
  • Manually Operated
  • Semi Automatic
  • When selecting any of the above mentioned systems, consideration should be given to the following
  • Once these questions have been answered, selection of the type of system should be possible, other factors that then need to be considered are
  • Types of Sprinkler Equipment
  • Irrigation
  • Properly Planning your Irrigation System
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Trickle System
  • How to use a Watering System
  • Automatic Systems
  • Maintenance of Watering Systems
  • Watering Plants

Maintenance of Plants

  • Plants, which are attended to, and have routine maintenance carried out on them w ill maintain good health and live longer
  • Plant Care – General: Pruning
  • Bonsai
  • Topiary
  • Physical Plant Protection Methods
  • Layout of Drains
  • Outlet
  • Gradients
  • Distance between Drainage Pipes
  • Types of Drains

Course 5 - Hand Reflexology

 

Module 1– Health/Hygiene/Safety/Ethics

  • Part 1: Health and Hygiene and Safety
  • Part 2: Health and Safety Within the Treatment Room
  • Part 3: Sanitation Practices
  • Part 4: Professional Ethics and Code of Conduct
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Anatomy and Physiology

  • Part 1: Cardiovascular/Circulatory System
  • Part 2: The Digestive System
  • Part 3: The Endocrine System
  • Part 4: The Integumentary System/Exocrine System
  • Part 5: The Lymphatic System
  • Part 6: The Muscular System
  • Part 7: The Skeletal System
  • Part 8: The Urinary System
  • Part 9: The Reproductive System
  • Part 10: The Respiratory System
  • Part 11: The Immune System
  • Part 12: The Nervous System
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - Hand Reflexology

  • Part 1: The History and Theory of Reflexology
  • Part 2: Anatomy and Physiology of the Hand
  • Part 3: Conditions Affecting the Hands and Contraindications
  • Part 4: Reflex Zone Theory and Reflexology Chart
  • Part 5: The Benefits of Hand Reflexology
  • Part 6: The Effect of Hand Reflexology on Body Systems
  • Part 7: Choosing hand reflexology over foot reflexology
  • Part 8: Contraindications to Treatment & Special Considerations
  • Part 9: Contra-actions during and after treatments
  • Part 10: Aftercare
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 – Treatments Assessments and Routines

  • Part 1: Conducting a Consultation
  • Part 2: Developing Active Listening Skills
  • Part 3: Preparing for a Treatment
  • Part 4: Assessing the Hands
  • Part 5: Reflexology Techniques
  • Part 6: Suggested Reflexology Routines
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Business Practice

  • Part 1: Business Practice
  • Part 2: Create an Outstanding Business Plan
  • Part 3: Marketing Your Business
  • Module 5 Assessment

Course 6 - Reflexology

 

Module 1: Introduction

  • Part 1: The History of Reflexology
  • Part 2: The Holistic Approach 
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Magic of the Feet
  • Part 2: Guidelines of the Feet 
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Preparation
  • Part 2: The Importance of Touch
  • Part 3: Gout
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Working on the Feet
  • Part 2: Reflexology Techniques 
  • Part 3: Hooking and Rotations
  • Part 4: Rib Cage and Diaphragm
  • Part 5: Adding Desserts
  • Part 6: Ending the Session
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Cells 
  • Part 2: Nervous Tissue 
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Digestive System
  • Part 2: Digestive Disorders Helped by Reflexology
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Respiratory System
  • Part 2: Respiratory Disorders Helped by Reflexology 
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Circulatory System
  • Part 2: Coronary Heart Disease
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Lymphatic System
  • Part 2: The Lymphatic as a Defence System
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Endocrine System
  • Part 2: Endocrine Disorders Helped by Reflexology 
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Nervous System
  • Part 2: The Spinal Cord
  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ear and Eye
  • Part 2: The Face, Nose and Sinuses 
  • Module 12 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Musculoskeletal System
  • Part 2: How the Body Moves 
  • Module 13 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Kidneys
  • Part 2: Kidney Problems 
  • Module 14 Assessment
  • Anatomy of the Hand
  • Module 15 Assessment

Module 16: The Business Model

  • Setting up a Business

  • Module 16 Assessment

Course 7 - Advanced Reflexology

 

Module 1 – Advancing Healing

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Understanding the Principles
  • Part 2: The Body
  • Part 3: Stress
  • Part 4: Thyroid Gland
  • Part 5: Touch and Observation
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Mechanism of Action
  • Part 2: Trigger Points
  • Part 3: Blockages
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Structure of the Body
  • Part 2: The Nervous System
  • Part 3: The Cardiovascular System
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Skin
  • Part 2: The Brain
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Fertility Issues
  • Part 2: Treatment
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Pregnancy
  • Part 2: Pregnancy Changes
  • Part 3: Observation
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Clinical Observation
  • Part 2: The Abdominopelvic Cavity
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Foot Biomechanics
  • Part 2: Assessment
  • Part 3: Nail and Foot Disorders
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Hand Reflexology
  • Part 2: Observation and Analysis
  • Part 3: Hand Disorders
  • Part 4: Treatment Sequence
  • Part 5: Ear Reflexology
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10 – The Business of Reflexology

  • Part 1: Mindset

  • Part 2: Financial Planning
  • Part 3: Website Creation
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 8 - Medicinal Herbs

Growing Medicinal Herbs

  • Growing From Seed
  • Growing Herbs From Cuttings
  • Root Division
  • Pruning
  • Feeding Herbs
  • Disease

Harvesting Herbs - Flowers, Leaves, Roots, Seeds, Bark, Sap

  • Roots
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Seeds
  • Fruits
  • Bark
  • Sap
  • Alternative Preserving Methods

Herbal Infusions

  • Understand The Guidelines For Making Herbal Remedies

Preparation Of Remedies

  • Herbal First Aid
  • Outline What Equipment Is Required To Make Different Remedies
  • Explain How To Prepare Various Types Of Carrier For The Herbs, E.G. Oils, Lotions Etc.

Babies And Children

  • Prescribed Medicines For Children
  • Ear Problems
  • Skin Problems
  • Digestive Problems
  • Coughs, Colds And Respiratory Infections
  • General Childhood Ailments
  • General Advice
  • Essential Information

Adolescents And Young Adults

  • Recognise The Most Common Ailments
  • Identify Common Skin Lesions

Middle Age

  • Recognise The Most Common Ailments Of Middle Age

The Elderly

  • Recognise The Most Common Ailments

 

Course 9 - Advanced Master Herbalist

Module 1: An Introduction to The Herbalist

  • Part 1: What is a herbalist?
  • Part 2: Why Use Herbs?
  • Part 3: The History of Herbal Treatments
  • Part 4: Hippocrates and Procedure
  • Part 5: The Business of Herbal Treatment
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Who Can Become a Master Herbalist?
  • Part 2: What are the Advantages of Creating a Business as a Master Herbalist?
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Step 1: Building an Interest in the Field
  • Part 2: Step 2: Learning All About Herbs
  • Part 3: Step 3: Choosing A Prime Location
  • Part 4: Step 4: Establishing Your Business as a Prime Treatment Source
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Being Organised Is Key
  • Part 2: Inculcate Strong Customer Relations
  • Part 3: Good Time Management Equals a Healthy Business
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Herbal Health for Men and Women
  • Part 2: Botany
  • Part 3: Usage of Plants in Modern Medicines
  • Part 4: Herbal Preparations: All You Need to Know
  • Part 5: Creating Natural Remedies
  • Part 6: Herbal Therapies and Treatments for Illnesses
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Know the Specifics of Herbs for Treatment
  • Part 2: Herbal Remedies
  • Part 3: Know When Not to Prescribe Herbal Treatments
  • Part 4: Know The Contraindications
  • Part 5: Misconceptions
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Evolving Business
  • Part 2: Researching the efficacy of herbal medicines
  • Part 3: Where to find Research
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Course Overview

  • Part 1: What Have We Learned?

  • Part 2: Setting Up a Herbal Medicine Business
  • Part 3: Herbal Treatments and Ailments
  • Part 4: What Are Your Next Steps?
  • Part 5: Experiment with Cultivating Herbs

Course 10 - Master Herbalist

 

Module 1: A History of Herbal Medicine

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: A History of Herbal Medicine
  • Part 2: The Right to Practise Herbal
  • Medicine
  • Part 3: The Holistic Approach
  • Part 4: The Definition of a Herb

Module 2: Botany –Understanding Plants

  • Part 1: Botany – Understanding Plants
  • Part 2: The Importance of Each Part of
  • the Plant
  • Part 3: Plant Classification and
  • Scientific Naming
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Plant Chemistry

  • Part 2: Primary Metabolites
  • Part 1: Phytochemistry of Plants
  • Part 3: Secondary Metabolites
  • Part 4: Polyphenols
  • Part 5: Alkaloids
  • Part 6: Further Secondary Metabolites

Module 4: Contraindications and Cautions

  • Part 1: Contraindications and Cautions
  • Part 2: Can I Take This Herb?
  • Part 3: Issues Around St John’s Wort
  • Part 4: Other Considerations Part 5: Adverse Reactions 

Module 5: Materia Medica

  • Part 1: Materia Medica
  • Part 2: Materia Medica for the Digestive System
  • Part 3: Materia Medica for the Respiratory System
  • Part 4: Materia Medica for the Nervous System

Module 6: Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • Part 1: Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Part 2: The Five Elements
  • Part 3: The Five Tastes
  • Part 4: Choosing Herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Module 7: Ayurvedic Medicine

  • Part 1: Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Part 2: The Three Doshas
  • Part 3: Herbs in Ayurveda
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Formulating Herbs

  • Part 1: The Herbal Consultation
  • Part 2: Aims and Strategies
  • Part 3: Methods of Administration
  • Part 4: Compatibility Issues
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: How to Make Herbal

  • Preparations
  • Part 1: Tinctures
  • Part 2: Herbal Infusions and Decoctions
  • Part 3: Syrups and Honeys
  • Part 4: Capsules, Oxymels and Glycerites
  • Part 5: External Preparations

Module 10: Essential Oils

  • Part 1: Essential Oil Chemistry
  • Part 2: Using Essential Oils
  • Part 3: A Herbalist’s Essential Oil Starter Kit 
  • Module 10 Assessment 

Module 11: Bach Remedies and Flower Essences

  • Part 1: A Floral Healing History
  • Part 2: Edward Bach and the Bach Flower Remedies
  • Part 3: Further Flower Essences
  • Module 11 Assessment

Module 12: Growing and Foraging Herbs

  • Part 1: Growing Herbs
  • Part 2: Foraging Herbs
  • 3: Time of Year
  • Part 4: Drying Harvested Herbs
  • Module 12 Assessment

Module 13: Setting Up in Business as a Herbalist

  • Part 1: Different Types of Herbal Business
  • Part 2: How to Set Up a Herbal Business
  • Part 3: How to Market a Herbal Business

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Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

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Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

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  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

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About this Course

Gain skills and knowledge needed - 10 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Horticulture

  2. Hydroponic

  3. Indoor Plant Care

  4. Garden Maintenance

  5. Hand Reflexology

  6. Reflexology

  7. Advanced Reflexology

  8. Medicinal Herbs

  9. Advanced Master Herbalist

  10. Master Herbalist

1. Horticulture: Gain Skills And Knowledge Needed To Better Understand The Growing Of Plants

Horticulture is the growing of plants and understanding of the make-up of the soil and the best way to ensure you maximise the ground around you is a skill a lot of us want to know. Our Horticulture course provides the skills and knowledge needed to better understand this complex subject.

2. Hydroponic: Understand This Scientific Art Of Hydroponics

Hydroponics is the cultivation of plants by placing the roots in a liquid nutrient solution rather than in soil. Many of us, have placed a plant cutting in water and noticed that it sprouts roots and begins to grow. This is a simple form of hydroponics. Unfortunately, most plants will not sprout roots and all you get is dead stems and smelly water. This course will teach you the fundamentals of what to feed your plants and how best to do it, hydroponically. 

Soon you will understand this scientific art and the course will break down the technical terminology and guide you through the process of successfully operating your own hydroponics set-up.

3. Indoor Plant Care: Obtain The Knowledge Needed To Ensure Your Indoor Plants Thrive

Looking after those plants in the home or office to ensure they grow and produce the best effect for the home or office environment is a skill most of us wish we had. The course helps you to gain these skills and obtain the knowledge needed to ensure your indoor plants thrive.

4. Garden Maintenance: Obtain a firm basis for maintaining a garden

This subject aims to provide you with a firm basis for maintaining a garden in a healthy and presentable state.

Garden maintenance is a diverse area of study, sometimes thought of as being the mundane side of horticulture, though in fact, it is today quite technical and a very critical area of concern.

5. Hand Reflexology: Learn The Practice Of Hand Reflexology 

Hand Reflexology is a holistic treatment that uses thumb and finger techniques on reflex points to rebalance and relax and to improve the function of body systems. Step-by-step, this course will teach you these techniques and more – explaining anatomy and the theories behind the practice, as well as offering professional guidance and advice on setting up a business.

The Hand Reflexology Course covers the important issues of Health, Hygiene, and Safety, for the protection of both yourself and your clients. You will learn how to keep yourself in optimal health to reduce risk to both parties during reflexology sessions. As part of this, you will gain knowledge on standard sanitation concerns and practices, along with how to keep your treatment room free from health and safety hazards. You will also learn how to conduct yourself in a professional manner when administrating treatments.

As a Reflexologist, it is important for you to understand the body. The course provides information on anatomy and physiology with a focus on the 12 systems of the body, including how the structures of all the systems function and a little on the pathologies associated with these. Fully understood, this information will assist you in carrying out comprehensive hand assessments.

Through studying the Hand Reflexology Course, you will learn about the history and theory of the practice. You will explore the anatomy and physiology of the hands and their associated disorders, along with reflex zone, 10-zone longitude, and transverse charts and their importance to reflexology. The benefits and effects of this holistic healing are outlined, as are the contraindications, contra-actions and other special considerations of treatment that you need to be aware of, as well as the aftercare practices that should be employed.

The course provides step-by-step guidance on hand reflexology treatments, assessments and routines, and warm-up exercises and techniques for you to practice and perfect. Advice on how to consult with clients, to ensure they get the most from the treatment, is also discussed.

In addition to teaching the theories and practical aspects of this holistic treatment, the Hand Reflexology Course also teaches you everything that you need to know to set up a business. You will learn about business considerations and management, along with how to create a business plan and use marketing tools effectively.

6. Reflexology: Learn How To Treat Clients With Reflexology Techniques

Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy, based on the theory that different points on the feet, lower leg, hands, face or ears correspond with different areas of the body. Reflexologists work holistically with their clients and aim to work alongside allopathic healthcare to promote better health for their clients.

The Reflexology Course guides students through treating clients with reflexology techniques. This course goes into great depth about the various systems of the body, how they should function when in a healthy state, how each can become disordered, and how to aid recovery through reflexology.

7. Advanced Reflexology: Learn How Reflexology Can Be Used In Treatment 

The course will take you through a comprehensive study of human biology and how reflexology can be used in the treatment of specific conditions such as stress, infertility and pregnancy. You will also develop a strong understanding of the powerful connection that exists between reflexology and natural healing.

From the Advanced Reflexology Course, you will learn how to improve the treatments you provide. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the ethos of reflexology and how you can develop a more intuitive, observational practice, that will reveal contra-indications of specific common health issues while ensuring you can translate the reflex map of the hands, feet and ears.

8. Medicinal Herbs: Gain Information For Making And Using Herbal Remedies At Home

For generations, families have relied on traditional herbal medicine, much of which is now recognized as scientifically correct. Too often in today's society we receive powerful drugs from our doctors for self-limiting ailments for which it may be more appropriate to call on herbal remedies and a balanced approach to living.

This course provides the necessary knowledge and information for making and using herbal remedies at home. However, professional advice should always be sought if symptoms persist.

9. Advanced Master Herbalist: Treatment Of Both Medical And Emotional Conditions

You’ll learn all about the day-to-day work as a herbalist, read case studies and start to truly understand the significance of the different herbs as an all-natural way to help your body negotiate disease and illness. It will also take you through the history of herbal treatments and ends with a discussion of the business market for herbal treatments in general.

You will find out the power benefits of becoming a master herbalist, along with the benefits of creating your own business in this thriving industry.

By guiding you through the five major steps you will need to accomplish we will show you how to get yourself business-ready and establish yourself as a market leader in this industry.

You will learn a large amount of information about the treatment of ailments, the course has been separated into distinct sections: Herbal Health for Men and Women, Botany, Herbal Preparations, and Herbal Therapies and Treatments for Illnesses.

10. Master Herbalist: Become A Master Herbalist And Start Your Own Herbalist Business

This course offers you a framework that will shape all your future interactions with herbs, ensuring that you can study each herb fully, with an excellent understanding of its active constituents, its therapeutic actions and potential uses, and then use it safely, in the most effective manner.

You’ll study the history of herbal medicine and find out the roots of this incredible healing modality, before moving on to study plant botany and plant chemistry (in the context of herbal medicine).
Studying the Master Herbalist Diploma Course, you’ll be prepared to use herbs safely, as you gain an understanding of issues such as contraindications and drug-herb interactions. You’ll gain confidence working with herbs and how to work with safety at the forefront of your mind.

With the foundations of your knowledge set, you’ll go on to learn about the herbs you’ll be using, as you discover how to use various plants to treat the ailments of the body’s 6 systems. There will plenty of mini herb profiles for you to study and they will guide you in the areas you need to cover when learning about a new herb.

Through the Master Herbalist Diploma Course, you’ll explore two more herbal healing modalities – traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda.

By studying these you’ll gain the opportunity to consider approaches that might suit your style of herbalism, as not everyone wants to take a purely Western approach.

Of course, you will be guided through the systems used by Western herbalists for formulating herbs. You’ll learn how herbalists conduct their consultations, including the questions they ask to extract the information that will ultimately lead to their herb choices.

You’ll find out how to make herbal preparations and gain insight into two other ways that plants can be used for healing, as you explore essential oils and flower essences. The Master Herbalist Diploma Course also talks you through some herb gardening basics and offers advice about foraging for herbs

Finally, you’ll be shown how herbalists move on with their qualifications to open herbal businesses and just what this takes. You’ll reflect on the changing times, covering not only the traditional herbal clinic route but also modern, online-based herbalism.

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Ultimate Horticulture 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Horticulture Online Course

Basic Botany

  • Basic Botany
  • Roots
  • Stems
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Diffusion
  • Osmosis
  • Absorption
  • Function of Water
  • Water Stress
  • Photosynthesis
  • Respiration

Plant Classification

  • Classification of Plants or Plant Taxonomy
  • Plant Families
  • Plant Names
  • Genus Name
  • Species Name
  • Subspecies, Varieties and Forms
  • Cultivars
  • Hybrids
  • Group Names (Grex)
  • Botanic Names Versus Common Names
  • Principle of Priority
  • Name Changes
  • Choice, Construction and Spelling of Names
  • Plant Classification

Soil Science

  • How Soil is Formed
  • Kinds of Parent Material
  • Weathering
  • Physical Disintegration
  • Chemical Decomposition
  • Effects of Climate
  • Effects of Land Surface Features
  • Effects of Plant and Animals
  • Effects of Time
  • Composition of Soil
  • Characteristics of Soil
  • Colour
  • Soil Structure
  • Texture
  • How to Improve Soil Structure
  • Chemical Conditions
  • Soil Degradation
  • Types of Soil Degradation
  • Erosion
  • Manmade Causes of Erosion
  • Types of Erosion
  • Control of Soil Erosion
  • Seed Planting Techniques to Counter Erosion
  • Salinity
  • Sources of Salt
  • Control Methods for Salinity
  • Soil Acidification
  • Other Soil Problems
  • Overcoming Chemical Damage
  • Soil Tests
  • Methods of Measuring pH
  • Plant Nutrition

Nutrient Elements

  • Micronutrients
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Sulphur
  • Minor Elements
  • Common Deficiencies and Their Symptoms
  • Feeding Plants
  • Inorganic Fertilisers
  • Organic Fertilisers
  • Some Types of Organic Fertilisers
  • Conditions for Making Composting
  • What Can Be Put into Compost
  • Main Reasons for Compost Failing
  • Guidelines for Using Compost

Plant Pests, Diseases and Problems

  • Pests
  • Diseases
  • Insect Characteristics
  • Mouthparts
  • Legs
  • Life Cycle
  • Insect Classification
  • Order of Insects
  • Other Types of Pests
  • Fungal Diseases
  • Life Cycle of a Disease
  • Plant Viruses
  • Detection
  • Control
  • Bacterial Diseases
  • Controlling Pests and Diseases
  • Chemical Control Characteristics
  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
  • Soil Treatment Controls:
  • Rules for Handling Chemicals
  • Damage to the Environment
  • Main Approaches to Bio-Control
  • Advantages of Bio-Control
  • Disadvantages of Bio-Control
  • Natural Pest and Disease Control
  • To Keep Your Garden Clean
  • Physical Controls
  • Traps
  • Repellent Devices
  • Pest Predators
  • Attracting Predators and Parasites
  • Foliage Burn
  • Drainage Problems
  • Frost
  • Hail
  • Shade
  • Temperature
  • Wind
  • Salt
  • Organic Gardening
  • What is Organic Gardening
  • Mycorrhizae
  • Types of Mycorrhizae
  • Earthworms

Weeds

  • Main Methods of Weed Control
  • Advantages of Hand Weeding
  • Disadvantages of Hand Weeding
  • Mechanical Weeding
  • Advantages of Mechanical Weeding
  • Disadvantages of Mechanical Weeding
  • Chemical Weed Control
  • Advantages of Chemical Control
  • Disadvantages of Chemical Control
  • Shrub Management
  • Other Control Methods
  • Herbicide and Safety Measures

Basic Propagation

  • Introduction
  • Sexual Propagation
  • Hybrid Seed
  • Naturally Occurring Seed
  • Types of Seeds
  • Dormancy Factors Affecting Germination
  • Pre-germination Treatments
  • Seed-sowing Mixes must Provide:
  • Commonly Used Mixtures
  • Seed Boxes and Seed Beds
  • Preparing Seed Boxes and Trays
  • Preparing Seed Beds
  • How To Sow Seed
  • Thinning Seedlings
  • Transplanting
  • Storing Seed
  • Factors Affecting the Storage of Seed
  • Ways of Storing Seed
  • Asexual Propagation
  • Cuttings
  • Types of Cuttings
  • Cutting Treatments
  • Other Treatments
  • Grafting
  • Reasons for Budding and Grafting
  • How a Graft Forms
  • Factors Influencing the Healing of a Graft
  • What Can Be Grafted Onto What
  • Types of Grafts
  • Layering
  • Types of Layering
  • Separation and Division
  • Tissue Culture
  • Uses of Tissue Culture
  • Problems with Tissue Culture

Amenity Horticulture, Plant Groups and Families

  • Introduction
  • Plant Groups
  • Subgroups
  • Important Plant Families
  • Plants in amenity horticulture are usually chosen for the following reasons:
  • Selection Considerations
  • Environmental Influences on Plant Selection
  • Environmental Factors that Affect Plants
  • Before selecting plants inspect them carefully taking note of the following
  • Shrubs
  • Shrubs can be used for Amenity Horticulture in the following ways
  • Trees
  • Why Plant Trees
  • Problems

Planting and Plant Care

  • Planting
  • Basic Planting Procedures for Containerised Plants
  • Planting Procedure for Bare-Rooted Plants
  • Pre-Planting Fertiliser
  • Transplanting Established Plants
  • Staking
  • Time of Planting
  • Ideas
  • After Care for Newly Planted Plants
  • General Plant Care
  • Watering
  • Feeding
  • Foliar Feeding
  • When To Feed With Fertilisers
  • Using Organic Materials
  • Protecting From Pests and Diseases
  • Pruning
  • Removing Dead or Diseased Wood
  • Controlling the Type of Growth
  • Controlling Shape and Size
  • Pollarding
  • Rejuvenating
  • Basic Rules of Pruning
  • Time of Pruning
  • Cutting Back Herbaceous Plants
  • Pinching Back
  • Dead Heading
  • Plant Wounds Occur in Different Ways
  • Keeping Trees Healthy

Plant Notes and Indigenous Plants

  • Introduction
  • Factors Influencing Plant Growth
  • Plant Origins
  • Indigenous Pla nts in Britain
  • Important Indigenous Plants
  • The Value of Indigenous Plants

Exotic Plants

  • Introduction
  • Origins of Common Exotic Garden Pants
  • Popular Garden Plants
  • Rose Groups
  • Rose Terminology
  • Conifers
  • Bulbs
  • Ferns
  • Palms

Indoor Plants

  • Conditions in Inside Environment differ from Outdoors
  • Light
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Methods of Maintaining Humidity
  • Important Plant Care
  • Notes on Indoor Plants
  • Types Container Materials

Lawns

  • Introduction
  • Lawns and the Environment
  • Lawn Shapes and Design
  • Lawn and Garden Edges
  • Using Edges to the Best Effect
  • Types of Lawn Grasses
  • Common Couch or Kweek [Cynodon dactylon
  • Kikuyu [Pennisetum clandestinum]
  • Buffalo [Stenotaphrum secundum]
  • Chewing Fescue [Festuca rubra var. comutata]
  • L. M Grass [Dactyloctenium australe]
  • Browntop Bent [Agrostis tenuis]
  • Kentucky Blue Grass [Poa pratense]
  • Perennial Ryegrass [Lolium perenne]
  • Ways to Establish a Lawn
  • Preparing the Ground
  • How To Sow Lawn Seed
  • How To Lay Instant Lawn
  • How To Plants Runners
  • How To Plant Plugs
  • Watering Established Lawns
  • Feeding Established Lawns
  • Mowing
  • Lawn Care Techniques
  • Lawn Problems

Course 2 - Hydroponic

 

INTRODUCTION

  • Understand the structure of a plant
  • Define the term 'Hydroponics' and outline the different types
  • Outline the advantages and disadvantages of hydroponics

PLANT GROWTH REQUIREMENTS

  • Understand the requirements for plant growth

BASIC CHEMISTRY AND PLANT NUTRITION

  • Understand basic chemistry
  • Explain what nutrition plants need to thrive

NUTRIENT SOLUTIONS

  • Understand how and why formulae are required
  • Identify the nutrients required for plant nutrition
  • Explain the effect of pH on nutrients

PLANT DOCTOR

  • Recognise the threats to plants
  • Plan to take preventative measure to protect plants
  • Identify common pest problems
  • Identify fungal diseases on plants

CLASSIFICATION OF HYDROPONIC SYSTEMS

  • Understand the variable of a system
  • Outline how to grow vegetables hydroponically

BERRY FRUIT AND ORNAMENTAL PLANTS

  • Understand the process for growing berries
  • Outline the ideal conditions for growing ornamental plants

NUTRICULTURE SYSTEMS

  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of nutriculture systems
  • Identify the symptoms of nutrient deficiency

CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT OF SOME GREENHOUSE CROPS

  • Outline the conditions to monitor in the greenhouse that might influence performance of plants

Course 3 - Indoor Plant Care

 

Introduction

  • Plant Names
  • A Review Of Some Important Indoor Plant Families
  • Pronunciation Of Plant Names

Culture

  • Indoor Plants
  • Potting
  • Punt Containers
  • Comparing Materials
  • Aesthetics
  • When You Go Away
  • Preventing Moss And Algae In Pots
  • Potting Up Plants
  • Soils
  • Naming The Soil
  • Improving Soils
  • Soil Mixes
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Deficiencies And Toxicities
  • Indicators Of Deficiency And Toxicity
  • Plant Health
  • Avoiding Frost
  • Avoiding Wet
  • Avoiding Wind
  • Pruning Indoor Plants
  • Basic Rules Of Pruning
  • Watering Your Plants
  • Symptoms Of Water Deficiency
  • Symptoms Of Water Excess
  • Maintaining Appropriate Water Levels
  • Soil Type
  • Drainage
  • Fertiliser Type
  • Ideal Temperature Range
  • Ideal Light Conditions
  • Pruning Requirements
  • Choosing A Container
  • Caring For Plants In Containers
  • Potting Up
  • Indoor Plants

Propagation

  • Methods Of Propagating Plants
  • Equipment And Materials
  • Seed Propagation
  • Sowing Seeds
  • Pregermination Treatments
  • Cutting Propagation
  • Factors Affecting Rooting Of Cuttings
  • Striking Cuttings

Foliage Plants

  • Some Commonly Grown Foliage Plants
  • Caladium
  • Calathea
  • Codiaeum (Syn. Croton)
  • Coleus
  • Cordyline
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Dracaena
  • Iresine
  • Philodendron
  • Sansevieria
  • Growing Ferns
  • Ferns As Indoor Plants
  • Getting To Know Your Ferns
  • Terrestrial Tree Ferns
  • Rock Ferns
  • Epiphytes
  • Other Ferns
  • Palms
  • Simple Culture Requirements
  • Common Problems With Palms
  • Palm Genera For Indoors
  • Some Of The Best Palms For Indoor Plants

Flowering Plants

  • Anthurium
  • Heliconia
  • Hippeastrum
  • Impatiens (Balsam)
  • Spathiphyllium
  • Orchids
  • Fertilisers
  • Potting Mix
  • Pests And Diseases
  • Orchid Varieties
  • Cattleya
  • Crucifix Orchids (Epidendrum Sp.)
  • Cymbidiums
  • Dendrobium
  • Odontoglossum
  • Oncidium
  • Paphiopedilum (Slipper Orchids)
  • Phalaenops1S (Moth Orchids)
  • Pleione (Indian Crocus)
  • Vanda
  • General Rules For Growing Orchids
  • Varieties Which Will Grow In An Unheated Greenhouse In Melbourne
  • Varieties That Will Grow Outdoors In S.E.Qld

Other Indoor Plants

  • Rainforest Trees

Course 4 - Garden Maintenance

Planning and Managing a Garden

  • A proficient gardener will plan his/her work program carefully
  • The main criteria to consider when deciding on a maintenance programme are:
  • is the area located in a prominent position
  • The major areas of parks maintenance work are outlined below
  • Departmental Organisation
  • Staffing
  • Works Programming

Furnishings and Machinery

  • A broad overview of Machinery for Parks Maintenance
  • Mowers
  • Aerators/Power Rakes
  • Fertiliser Spreaders
  • Chippers
  • Leaf Rakes/Vacuums
  • Seeders
  • Hydraulic Pruners
  • Spray Units
  • Irrigation
  • Power Tools – Tool Maintenance
  • Bush Cutters
  • Mowers
  • Manual (Push) Mowers
  • 2 Stroke Petrol Mowers
  • Electric Mowers
  • Hover Mowers
  • Ride On Mowers
  • How to Mow – the Rules
  • Mulchers
  • Outdoor Furniture

Feeding Plants

  • Plant Care – Nutrition
  • Nutrition of Plants in Containers
  • Fertilizers
  • Solid Fertilizers in the Mixture
  • Top Dressing
  • Foliar Sprays
  • Rates of Application
  • Ways of Improving Soils
  • Cation Exchange Capacity
  • Soil pH
  • Nutrient availability and pH

Weed Control

  • Introduction
  • Weed Control Methods
  • Plant Competition
  • Weed Control with Fire
  • Chemical Weed Control
  • Chemical Classification of Weedicides
  • Mulching
  • Some Common Groups of Weeds
  • Weed Control in Greenhouses

Commonly used Chemicals

  • Pesticides
  • Fungicides
  • Types of Herbicide Chemicals
  • Treating Problems

Natural Pest Control

  • Natural Sprays
  • Diatomaceous Earth
  • Soapy Water
  • Companion Planting (examples of unfavourable combinations)
  • The following examples perform well together
  • Ways to Control Pests and Diseases
  • Pests and Diseases
  • Diseases
  • Plant Viruses
  • Virus Control
  • Pests

Safety Procedures and Chemicals

  • Golden Rules
  • Keeping Records
  • What Information should be kept
  • Steps involved in Chemical Treatments
  • Summary of Pesticides
  • Read Labels thoroughly
  • Toxicity
  • Spectrum of Activity
  • LD50
  • Persistence
  • Volatility
  • Repellency
  • Flushing Action
  • Knockdown Action
  • Phytotoxicity
  • Systemic or Not

Turf Care

  • Turf Varieties in Parks and their Maintenance
  • Turf Grass Varieties
  • Lawn Grass Mixtures
  • Environmental Problems
  • Methods of Controlling Weed Problems
  • Some Turf Weedicides

Irrigation Systems

  • Irrigation systems for broadacre and landscaped areas can be classified under five basic types
  • Travelling Sprinkler Systems
  • Quick Coupling Valve System
  • Manually Operated
  • Semi Automatic
  • When selecting any of the above mentioned systems, consideration should be given to the following
  • Once these questions have been answered, selection of the type of system should be possible, other factors that then need to be considered are
  • Types of Sprinkler Equipment
  • Irrigation
  • Properly Planning your Irrigation System
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Trickle System
  • How to use a Watering System
  • Automatic Systems
  • Maintenance of Watering Systems
  • Watering Plants

Maintenance of Plants

  • Plants, which are attended to, and have routine maintenance carried out on them w ill maintain good health and live longer
  • Plant Care – General: Pruning
  • Bonsai
  • Topiary
  • Physical Plant Protection Methods
  • Layout of Drains
  • Outlet
  • Gradients
  • Distance between Drainage Pipes
  • Types of Drains

Course 5 - Hand Reflexology

 

Module 1– Health/Hygiene/Safety/Ethics

  • Part 1: Health and Hygiene and Safety
  • Part 2: Health and Safety Within the Treatment Room
  • Part 3: Sanitation Practices
  • Part 4: Professional Ethics and Code of Conduct
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Anatomy and Physiology

  • Part 1: Cardiovascular/Circulatory System
  • Part 2: The Digestive System
  • Part 3: The Endocrine System
  • Part 4: The Integumentary System/Exocrine System
  • Part 5: The Lymphatic System
  • Part 6: The Muscular System
  • Part 7: The Skeletal System
  • Part 8: The Urinary System
  • Part 9: The Reproductive System
  • Part 10: The Respiratory System
  • Part 11: The Immune System
  • Part 12: The Nervous System
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - Hand Reflexology

  • Part 1: The History and Theory of Reflexology
  • Part 2: Anatomy and Physiology of the Hand
  • Part 3: Conditions Affecting the Hands and Contraindications
  • Part 4: Reflex Zone Theory and Reflexology Chart
  • Part 5: The Benefits of Hand Reflexology
  • Part 6: The Effect of Hand Reflexology on Body Systems
  • Part 7: Choosing hand reflexology over foot reflexology
  • Part 8: Contraindications to Treatment & Special Considerations
  • Part 9: Contra-actions during and after treatments
  • Part 10: Aftercare
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 – Treatments Assessments and Routines

  • Part 1: Conducting a Consultation
  • Part 2: Developing Active Listening Skills
  • Part 3: Preparing for a Treatment
  • Part 4: Assessing the Hands
  • Part 5: Reflexology Techniques
  • Part 6: Suggested Reflexology Routines
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Business Practice

  • Part 1: Business Practice
  • Part 2: Create an Outstanding Business Plan
  • Part 3: Marketing Your Business
  • Module 5 Assessment

Course 6 - Reflexology

 

Module 1: Introduction

  • Part 1: The History of Reflexology
  • Part 2: The Holistic Approach 
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Magic of the Feet
  • Part 2: Guidelines of the Feet 
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Preparation
  • Part 2: The Importance of Touch
  • Part 3: Gout
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Working on the Feet
  • Part 2: Reflexology Techniques 
  • Part 3: Hooking and Rotations
  • Part 4: Rib Cage and Diaphragm
  • Part 5: Adding Desserts
  • Part 6: Ending the Session
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Cells 
  • Part 2: Nervous Tissue 
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Digestive System
  • Part 2: Digestive Disorders Helped by Reflexology
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Respiratory System
  • Part 2: Respiratory Disorders Helped by Reflexology 
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Circulatory System
  • Part 2: Coronary Heart Disease
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Lymphatic System
  • Part 2: The Lymphatic as a Defence System
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Endocrine System
  • Part 2: Endocrine Disorders Helped by Reflexology 
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Nervous System
  • Part 2: The Spinal Cord
  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ear and Eye
  • Part 2: The Face, Nose and Sinuses 
  • Module 12 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Musculoskeletal System
  • Part 2: How the Body Moves 
  • Module 13 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Kidneys
  • Part 2: Kidney Problems 
  • Module 14 Assessment
  • Anatomy of the Hand
  • Module 15 Assessment

Module 16: The Business Model

  • Setting up a Business

  • Module 16 Assessment

Course 7 - Advanced Reflexology

 

Module 1 – Advancing Healing

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Understanding the Principles
  • Part 2: The Body
  • Part 3: Stress
  • Part 4: Thyroid Gland
  • Part 5: Touch and Observation
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Mechanism of Action
  • Part 2: Trigger Points
  • Part 3: Blockages
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Structure of the Body
  • Part 2: The Nervous System
  • Part 3: The Cardiovascular System
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Skin
  • Part 2: The Brain
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Fertility Issues
  • Part 2: Treatment
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Pregnancy
  • Part 2: Pregnancy Changes
  • Part 3: Observation
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Clinical Observation
  • Part 2: The Abdominopelvic Cavity
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Foot Biomechanics
  • Part 2: Assessment
  • Part 3: Nail and Foot Disorders
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Hand Reflexology
  • Part 2: Observation and Analysis
  • Part 3: Hand Disorders
  • Part 4: Treatment Sequence
  • Part 5: Ear Reflexology
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10 – The Business of Reflexology

  • Part 1: Mindset

  • Part 2: Financial Planning
  • Part 3: Website Creation
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 8 - Medicinal Herbs

Growing Medicinal Herbs

  • Growing From Seed
  • Growing Herbs From Cuttings
  • Root Division
  • Pruning
  • Feeding Herbs
  • Disease

Harvesting Herbs - Flowers, Leaves, Roots, Seeds, Bark, Sap

  • Roots
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Seeds
  • Fruits
  • Bark
  • Sap
  • Alternative Preserving Methods

Herbal Infusions

  • Understand The Guidelines For Making Herbal Remedies

Preparation Of Remedies

  • Herbal First Aid
  • Outline What Equipment Is Required To Make Different Remedies
  • Explain How To Prepare Various Types Of Carrier For The Herbs, E.G. Oils, Lotions Etc.

Babies And Children

  • Prescribed Medicines For Children
  • Ear Problems
  • Skin Problems
  • Digestive Problems
  • Coughs, Colds And Respiratory Infections
  • General Childhood Ailments
  • General Advice
  • Essential Information

Adolescents And Young Adults

  • Recognise The Most Common Ailments
  • Identify Common Skin Lesions

Middle Age

  • Recognise The Most Common Ailments Of Middle Age

The Elderly

  • Recognise The Most Common Ailments

 

Course 9 - Advanced Master Herbalist

Module 1: An Introduction to The Herbalist

  • Part 1: What is a herbalist?
  • Part 2: Why Use Herbs?
  • Part 3: The History of Herbal Treatments
  • Part 4: Hippocrates and Procedure
  • Part 5: The Business of Herbal Treatment
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Who Can Become a Master Herbalist?
  • Part 2: What are the Advantages of Creating a Business as a Master Herbalist?
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Step 1: Building an Interest in the Field
  • Part 2: Step 2: Learning All About Herbs
  • Part 3: Step 3: Choosing A Prime Location
  • Part 4: Step 4: Establishing Your Business as a Prime Treatment Source
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Being Organised Is Key
  • Part 2: Inculcate Strong Customer Relations
  • Part 3: Good Time Management Equals a Healthy Business
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Herbal Health for Men and Women
  • Part 2: Botany
  • Part 3: Usage of Plants in Modern Medicines
  • Part 4: Herbal Preparations: All You Need to Know
  • Part 5: Creating Natural Remedies
  • Part 6: Herbal Therapies and Treatments for Illnesses
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Know the Specifics of Herbs for Treatment
  • Part 2: Herbal Remedies
  • Part 3: Know When Not to Prescribe Herbal Treatments
  • Part 4: Know The Contraindications
  • Part 5: Misconceptions
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Evolving Business
  • Part 2: Researching the efficacy of herbal medicines
  • Part 3: Where to find Research
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Course Overview

  • Part 1: What Have We Learned?

  • Part 2: Setting Up a Herbal Medicine Business
  • Part 3: Herbal Treatments and Ailments
  • Part 4: What Are Your Next Steps?
  • Part 5: Experiment with Cultivating Herbs

Course 10 - Master Herbalist

 

Module 1: A History of Herbal Medicine

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: A History of Herbal Medicine
  • Part 2: The Right to Practise Herbal
  • Medicine
  • Part 3: The Holistic Approach
  • Part 4: The Definition of a Herb

Module 2: Botany –Understanding Plants

  • Part 1: Botany – Understanding Plants
  • Part 2: The Importance of Each Part of
  • the Plant
  • Part 3: Plant Classification and
  • Scientific Naming
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Plant Chemistry

  • Part 2: Primary Metabolites
  • Part 1: Phytochemistry of Plants
  • Part 3: Secondary Metabolites
  • Part 4: Polyphenols
  • Part 5: Alkaloids
  • Part 6: Further Secondary Metabolites

Module 4: Contraindications and Cautions

  • Part 1: Contraindications and Cautions
  • Part 2: Can I Take This Herb?
  • Part 3: Issues Around St John’s Wort
  • Part 4: Other Considerations Part 5: Adverse Reactions 

Module 5: Materia Medica

  • Part 1: Materia Medica
  • Part 2: Materia Medica for the Digestive System
  • Part 3: Materia Medica for the Respiratory System
  • Part 4: Materia Medica for the Nervous System

Module 6: Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • Part 1: Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Part 2: The Five Elements
  • Part 3: The Five Tastes
  • Part 4: Choosing Herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Module 7: Ayurvedic Medicine

  • Part 1: Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Part 2: The Three Doshas
  • Part 3: Herbs in Ayurveda
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Formulating Herbs

  • Part 1: The Herbal Consultation
  • Part 2: Aims and Strategies
  • Part 3: Methods of Administration
  • Part 4: Compatibility Issues
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: How to Make Herbal

  • Preparations
  • Part 1: Tinctures
  • Part 2: Herbal Infusions and Decoctions
  • Part 3: Syrups and Honeys
  • Part 4: Capsules, Oxymels and Glycerites
  • Part 5: External Preparations

Module 10: Essential Oils

  • Part 1: Essential Oil Chemistry
  • Part 2: Using Essential Oils
  • Part 3: A Herbalist’s Essential Oil Starter Kit 
  • Module 10 Assessment 

Module 11: Bach Remedies and Flower Essences

  • Part 1: A Floral Healing History
  • Part 2: Edward Bach and the Bach Flower Remedies
  • Part 3: Further Flower Essences
  • Module 11 Assessment

Module 12: Growing and Foraging Herbs

  • Part 1: Growing Herbs
  • Part 2: Foraging Herbs
  • 3: Time of Year
  • Part 4: Drying Harvested Herbs
  • Module 12 Assessment

Module 13: Setting Up in Business as a Herbalist

  • Part 1: Different Types of Herbal Business
  • Part 2: How to Set Up a Herbal Business
  • Part 3: How to Market a Herbal Business

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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You don't need to be a computer expert to succeed with our online training, but you should be comfortable typing, using the internet and be capable of using common software (such as Microsoft word).

12.  How long will you have access to the online course?

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Once you have purchased this course you will have unlimited lifetime access, meaning you can access this course whenever you want.

13.  How long will my course take?

Individual courses can take up to 8-10 hours to complete.

If you choose a course bundle, simply multiply the above hours by the number of courses included in the bundle.

For example:

  • 2 course bundle is 2 x 8-10 hours = 16-20 hours
  • 3 course bundle is 3 x 8-10 hours = 24-30 hours
  • 5 course bundle is 5 x 8-10 hours = 40-50 hours
  • 10 course bundle is 10 x 8-10 hours = 80-100 hours
14.  Do I need to buy textbooks?

All the required material for your course is included in the online system, you do not need to buy anything else.

15.  Is the course interactive?

Yes, all our courses are interactive.

16.  Is there an assessment or exam?

Yes, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test online at the end of your course, you can do this test as many times as you require.

17.  What type of certificate will I receive?

You will receive a Certificate of Completion that is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

 

You will also receive a CPD Certificate, CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. It refers to the process of tracking and documenting the skills, knowledge and experience that you gain both formally and informally as you work, beyond any initial training. Continuing Professional Development is important because it delivers benefits to the individual, their profession and the public. CPD ensures your capabilities keep pace with the current standards of others in the same field.

 

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"If you are considering taking any “Courses for Success”, I would highly recommend it. I have always been a firm believer it’s important to always sharpen your skills. You are never too old to learn more. I found the courses very helpful, interesting and easy to understand.
The term “Courses for Success” helped me in my current position to succeed. After completing the courses, I gave my manager the completion certificates. Recently I received a promotion too."
Valencia Marie Aviles - 5 STAR REVIEW
"I had a very good experience with my course. It has helped me to get multiple jobs and prepared me for almost everything I would need to know. The course was very informative and easy to understand and broken up perfectly to be done in a short amount of time while still learning a good amount! I would recommend Courses for Success to anyone trying to get abs certifications for job advancements, it is well worth it!"
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"I have absolutely enjoyed the materials from Courses for Success. The materials are easy to understand which makes learning enjoyable. Courses for Success have great topics of interest which make you come back for more.
Thank you Courses for Success for being part of my learning journey and making education affordable!"

Our completion certificates are very valuable and will help you progress in your work environment and show employers how committed you are to learn new skills, you might even get a promotion.

18.  Will this course be credited by universities?

No, it is not equivalent to a college or university credit.

19.    Am I guaranteed to get a job with this certificate?

This course will give you the skills you need to help you obtain employment, but it’s up to you if you get the job or not.

20.  How will this course assist me with my career?

Studying and completing this course will show employers that you have the knowledge in this field, additionally you will gain more confidence in this area of expertise.

21.  How long is the certificate valid for?

The Certificates are valid for life and do not need renewing. 

22.  Can I take more than one course at a time?

Courses are studied online at your own pace and you are free to study as many or as few courses as you wish, we also offer online course bundles that allow you to save on additional courses so that you may get all the topics related to your training goals in one go.

23.  What are the Payment Methods available? Is there a payment plan?

We accept payments via PayPal, Credit Card, Bank Transfer and Amazon Pay for the USA. For payment plans, we offer Sezzle for USA & Canada, Afterpay for Australia & New Zealand. *For faster transaction Credit Card payments are preferred. Please purchase online via our website course product page or contact us at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, to pay via bank transfer.

24.  Can I purchase for multiple people?

Yes, you can do this by purchasing individually via website or send us a request via email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

25.  Can I request for an invoice before purchase?

Yes, you can request for an invoice via email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

26.  Purchase for a gift?

Yes, you can purchase this course as a gift, simply send an email to email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, with the course details and we can accommodate this.

27.  Can I create my own course bundle?

Yes, you can customize your own bundle. Please send us the complete list with the exact course link of the courses you'd like to bundle up via email email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com and we will create them for you. *Each course access, time of completion and certification varies depending on the course type.

28.  How will I contact Courses For Success if I have any questions?

You can contact our support team, at any time through live chat on our website, or email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, or by calling one of our phone numbers depending on which country you are in.  

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Course Summary

Course ID: 009OACE
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Unlimited lifetime
Time: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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