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Organic Gardening Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

The Organic Gardening Diploma Course offers practical instruction, backed by solid knowledge. You’ll learn everything that you need to know to be able to grow your own fresh organic produce without the use of artificial fertilisers, pesticides and chemicals.

You will discover what it means to “go organic” in the context of gardening and what the benefits of this are, both to your health and the environment. Armed with practical advice and information you will learn how to create your own organic garden. Each stage of the process is e...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Going Organic
  • Part 1: Going Organic
  • Part 2: Benefits of Organic Gardening
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Planning Your Organic Garden
  • Part 1: Choosing the Site
  • Part 2: The Size of Your Organic Garden
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Soil
  • Part 1: Testing the Soil
  • Part 2: Improve Your Soil Organically
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Preparing a Bed
  • Part 1: Preparing a Bed
  • Part 2: Sowing Seeds
  • Part 3: Buying Plants
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Plants to Choose for your Organic Garden
  • Part 1: Vegetables
  • Part 2: Herbs
  • Part 3: Berries
  • Part 4: Fruits
  • Part 5: Nuts
  • Part 6: Landscape
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Weed Control
  • Part 1: The Problem With Weeds
  • Part 2: Getting Rid of Weeds
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Battling with Pests
  • Part 1: Common Garden Pests
  • Part 2: Preventative Measures
  • Part 3: Controlling Pests Naturally
  • Part 4: Using Pesticides
  • Part 5: Beneficial Insects
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Other threats to your organic garden
  • Part 1: Plant Diseases and Solutions
  • Part 2: Prevention of Disease
  • Part 3: Controlling Common Diseases
  • Part 4: Sneaky Animals
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Watering
  • Part 1: Frequency
  • Part 2: Useful Equipment
  • Part 3: Tools for Maintenance
  • Part 4: Your Gardening Routine
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Homemade Goodness
  • Part 1: Fertiliser Recipes
  • Part 2: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: Maintaining Your Organic Garden
  • Part 1: Through the Year
  • Part 2: Summary
Raised flower bed table with organic plants growing inside it

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

From window boxes to full gardens, this course teaches everyone who is keen how to grow their own fresh and organic fruit, vegetables, herbs, and plants. With simple, straightforward explanations covering all topics, you’ll grow from a complete novice into a green-fingered expert.

Many of the fruits and vegetables sold in supermarkets are sprayed with poisonous and dangerous pesticides. Growing your own fresh organic produce guarantees that you know what has gone into the food that you and your family consume. It is also healthier, fresher and better tasting. Anyone who cares about their body and is conscious about the effects of chemicals on the environment will appreciate this course.


The Organic Gardening Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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