Pruning is an essential element of looking after many plants. Understanding whether or not to prune a plant is crucial - some benefit from pruning, which promotes plant growth, flowering, and yielding of fruit, whilst others do not. This short course will teach you how to prune properly and when you should prune. You will learn about pruning of a variety of different plants, hedges, roses, how to create topiary and more. The short course also includes a lesson on the tools and equipment you need to prune.
There are 9 lessons in this Short Course:
LESSON 1 INTRODUCTION
LESSON 2 TYPES OF PRUNING
LESSON 3 PRUNING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
LESSON 4 PRUNING HEDGES
LESSON 5 SHAPING PLANTS
LESSON 6 MANAGING PRUNINGS
LESSON 7 PRUNING FOR FRUIT PRODUCTION
LESSON 8 PRUNING ROSES
LESSON 9 COMPENDIUM OF PLANTS: HOW TO PRUNE WHAT AND WHEN
HOW THE COURSE WORKS
This is a self
paced, 20 hour study program; with everything from your enrolment
through to awarding of your certificate of completion, controlled by
computer software developed by our programmers.
Utilizing cutting edge technology all the way; you can
- Enrol, pay
course fees into pay pal; your payment approval then triggers an email
explaining how to proceed, and access to the course.
- You are then given instructions (options to read or listen to an audio).
- Next you
proceed to work through lessons as fast or slow as you wish; undertaking
automated self assessment tests at the end of each lesson, choosing
practical/additional learning tasks to undertake as you go.
- On concluding
the final lesson; you undertake a major online exam; and on achieving a
60% pass rate, you are given a "Certificate of Completion" carrying your
name and date, to download as a pdf, to save or print as you wish
NOTE: Unlike our other 100 hour
courses, there is no additional exam fee charged for the exam in this or
any of the 20 hour short courses.
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