The Weed Control course allows you to design management strategies and programs and apply control techniques efficiently and safely. Chemical and non-chemical methods are discovered and you have the chance to identify the types of weeds that occur.


The course is great for horticultural or agricultural purposes for controlling weeds for optimum growth of plants and crops. 


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Weed Identification
  2. Weed Control Methods
  3. Chemical Weed Control
  4. Weed Control In Specific Situations
  5. Safe Chemical Application
  6. Non-Chemical Weed Control
  7. Dealing With Specific Weed Control Problems
  8. Developing A Major Weed Control Program
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • To distinguish between different types of weeds, and identify common weed species, growing in your locality.
  •  To understand the characteristics of different weed control methods.
  • To be able to explain the use of chemical herbicides to control weeds.
  • To be able to specify appropriate weed control methods, for different types of situations.
  • To determine appropriate techniques for the safe application of chemical herbicide in a specific situation.
  • To be able to explain different non-chemical weed control methods
  • To be able to devise appropriate methods for control of weeds, for specific problems, in both the horticultural and agricultural industries
  • To be able to determine a detailed weed control program for a significant weed problem.