Introduction to Hydroponics and Vertical Growing


Hadlow Campus

Start Date


This 10 week course is aimed at anyone from professionals to hobby growers in the art of Hydroponics and vertical growing.

Hydroponics and vertical growing is now being used across nursery systems and food production businesses across the country and is growing in popularity.

The course will look at each element required for a successful hydroponic system; from chemistry and nutriton, plant health, and the design of the system itself, such as media and lighting.

• Industry skills and understanding of developing technology
• Underpinning science of Horticulture
• Development of employability skills

Students can progress onto Degree programmes and RHS qualifications.

1 - Plant growth
2 - Basic chemistry, nutrition and nutrients
3 - System design and media
4 - System design and lighting
5 - Crop production
6 - Plant Health

    Hadlow Campus

  • 10 Weeks

    Part time

  • £175.00

  • Awarding body

    College Certificate

Entry requirements

Keen interest in the subject matter, basic understanding of Horticulture would be a benefit.