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Organic Gardening Diploma Course

11 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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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...

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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: Deciding on the size of your organic garden
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Soil
  • Part 1: Testing your soil
  • Part 2: Making your soil better using organic matter
  • 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: What are weeds and why are they a problem?
  • Part 2: Methods to get rid of weeds
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Battling with Pests
  • Part 1: Common Garden Pests
  • Part 2: Preventive 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 their Solutions
  • Part 2: Prevention of diseases
  • Part 3: Common diseases and the products to control them
  • Part 4: Sneaky Animals
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Watering
  • Part 1: Frequency
  • Part 2: Types of equipment
  • Part 3: Tools needed 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: Throughout 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.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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