Learn about horticultural therapy with this course.
During this course, you will understand what horticulture therapy is, how it works and the benefits that go along with it. Horticultural therapy helps with social skills, physical mobility improvement and helps to regain confidence. It is designed for people from all walks of life, from prison inmates to people recovering from surgery. This course is aimed at people who are either already working in horticulture therapy, landscape gardening or even psychotherapy & counselling. Become a horticulture therapy expert today, enrol now.
There are 9 lessons and assessments to complete in this course:
Lesson 1: Scope and Nature of Horticultural Therapy
Lesson 2: Understanding Disabilities and Communicating with people with disabilities – Communication, Teaching and Counselling Skills
Lesson 3: Risk Management – Hygiene for vulnerable people; what extra risks are to be considered in a therapy situation – chemical, physical
Lesson 4: Accessibility and Activities for people with Mobility issues
Lesson 5: Enabling the Disabled – with restricted motor skills
Lesson 6: Producing Things – Vegetables, Propagation, Fruit, Herbs
Lesson 7: Growing in Containers -Vertical gardens, pots, Hydroponics
Lesson 8: Creating a Therapeutic Garden
Lesson 9: Generating Income
There are no general entry requirements for this course, just your drive, motivation, and passion for the industry. You may enrol into this course at any time and begin studying shortly after enrolment.
Duration study load
We allow up to 12 months to complete this course, although your actual completion time may be less depending on prior experience and the time you commit to your study. Approx 100 hours.
GROW Training Group offers a range of payment plans to suit any budget.
Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.
On completion of this course, a Statement of Attainment in Horticultural Therapy will be issued.