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This course is for people who want to be more sustainable and resilient in terms of diet, health, exercise, money and connection to the webs and cycles of nature. No space is too small to get started. Even just a window sill could get you started and growing your own produce for a better quality of life.
You will learn the following during this free 12 week online course:
- Why we grow
- Designs for success and prepping your growing space
- Planning the year ahead
- Looking after your crop and using/storing what you grow
What you grow is up to you, this could be anything from tomatoes to salad leaves to berries and apples. We will explore the options together via 1:1 tutor support sessions. The course is designed for those who love fresh produce but are not sure where to start.
How will I learn?
With this course we have brought the classroom to you and created an 12 week interactive online learning environment. These sessions are never pre-recorded and like in a classroom you will have a teacher and other students interacting with you live on set teaching dates. Allowing you to ask questions and gain skills all without leaving your desk.
For more information on how you will learn please email [email protected].
This course has no entry requirements however you must be 19 or over and will require access to a home computer that can connect to the internet to access our online learning platform.
If you have any questions regarding entry requirements please email [email protected].
What can I do next?
If the course has left you with the desire to study further into the world of health and exercise then why not move on to one of our online health and nutrition courses.
For more information on what you can do next please email [email protected].
IMPORTANT INFORMATION DUE TO THE IMPACT OF COVID-19
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we may need to take a number of measures that could affect our planned delivery method. For example; planned on site delivery may take a blended approach; a mixture of classroom based and online activities. We will endeavour to ensure course information, including delivery method and pricing, is updated when changes are having to be made. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us before completing an enrolment form.
This course is an online distance learning course and is not effected by any Covid-19 delivery changes.
For information on how this may impact sport courses please email [email protected].
DISTANCE LEARNING PLATFORM
The choosen platform for this course is Microsoft Teams. Teams allows learners and teachers to seamlessly work together, create content and share resources from a single, easy-to-learn and simple platform. On successful enrolment onto this course you will be provided with all the details required to set up Teams.
Please be aware this course does not have a fee that is payable on enrolment.
If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.
For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.
This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.
Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next.
Course information last updated: Tuesday 20th April 2021 @ 8.30am (20 hours ago)