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Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control - Level 4

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  • 365 Days
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  • Course Certificate
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 200Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 18 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04895

What Will I Learn?

Learn to identify the different types of weeds, identify common weed species
Learn the characteristics of weed control methods
Learn to recognise weed control methods to apply for different situations
Understand the proper techniques for the safe application of chemical herbicide
Apply the appropriate methods for control of weeds and specific problems in agricultural and horticultural industries

Overview

Learn to identify weeds and effectively control them. The Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control – Level 4 is designed for individuals who work in the agricultural and horticultural industries. The course will offer guidance on chemical and non-chemical weed control methods such as slashing, burning and mulching.    

The course will enable learners to acquire valuable information on how to use spray equipment, how to operate under safety guidelines when using equipment and chemicals. The course will cover key features including understanding detrimental effects chemical herbicides can have on the environment, learn to demonstrate weed control by applying a weed management plan and reviewing application methods required for safety procedures when handling chemical herbicides.  

The Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control – Level 4 course will enable individuals to identify the different ways of controlling weeds, learning to identify common weed species and using the appropriate treatment. Additionally, know which chemicals are used on different types of weeds, for instance, some chemicals will work and others won’t.  

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Accredited body (Accreditation)
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
  • Farmers
  • Gardeners
  • Land Managers
  • Anyone who wants to acquire information and knowledge on weeds identification and control
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
In order to complete the Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control – Level 4 successfully , all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments. While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your ABC Awards accredited certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP accredited, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course). Course Code: QLS-04895
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers. Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Once you successfully completed Level 4 Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner is given below.
  • Farmer - £8.57 per hour
  • Gardener - £10.05 per hour
  • Horticultural Manager
  • Landscape Gardener
Other jobs you can get
  • Landscaper
  • Agricultural workers
  • Horticultural workers
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification

Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials

Learners will be Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized Learning Experience

UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

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Course Curriculum

01. What is a Weed?
What is a Weed? 00:00:00
02. Weed Classifications
Weed Classifications 00:00:00
03. Common Weeds of Field Crops and Pastures
Common Weeds of Field Crops and Pastures 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
04. Commonly Found Weed Names A-B
Commonly Found Weed Names A-B 00:00:00
05. Commonly Found Weed Names C-D
Commonly Found Weed Names C-D 00:00:00
06. Commonly Found Weed Names E-F
Commonly Found Weed Names E-F 00:00:00
07. Commonly Found Weed Names G-H
Commonly Found Weed Names G-H 00:00:00
08. Commonly Found Weed Names I-J-K
Commonly Found Weed Names I-J-K 00:00:00
09. Commonly Found Weed Names L-M-N
Commonly Found Weed Names L-M-N 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
10. Commonly Found Weed Names O-P
Commonly Found Weed Names O-P 00:00:00
11. Commonly Found Weed Names Q-R
Commonly Found Weed Names Q-R 00:00:00
12. Commonly Found Weed Names S
Commonly Found Weed Names S 00:00:00
13. Commonly Found Weed Names T-V-W
Commonly Found Weed Names T-V-W 00:00:00
14. Commonly Found Weed Names Y
Commonly Found Weed Names Y 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
15. Grasses
Grasses 00:00:00
16. Weed Control Section
Weed Control Section 00:00:00
17. Mechanical Weed Control
Mechanical Weed Control 00:00:00
18. Common Herbicide Information Section
Common Herbicide Information Section 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Exam Quiz

Students feedback

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    Kevin Rogan

    February 08, 2019 - 9:31am
    Good Experience

    Good course, and very useful to the industry. I would recommend Global Edulink to anyone.

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    Kenzi

    January 23, 2019 - 9:38am
    Useful Course

    A useful course. I was able to learn the best methods to identify weeds and how to control them.

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    Alan Nicholas

    January 18, 2019 - 9:23am
    Wonderful Opportunity

    Global Edulink provides an excellent service to anyone who wishes to educate themselves. A wonderful opportunity for me which I will never regret.

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    Cregg

    January 15, 2019 - 9:24am
    Great Course

    Being in the agriculture industry, with the constant trouble with weeds, this course has been an immense help to me in using the best chemical and non-chemical methods of controlling weeds.

Add To Cart
£469 £269 (inc. VAT)

CHOOSE HOW YOU WANT TO PAY

IN FULL
INSTALLMENT
Initial Fee: £99.00 (Inc. VAT)
Assessment: £179.00 (Inc. VAT)

(Pay in 04 Installments)

Total Price: £278.00 (Inc. VAT)
Buy Now
  • 365 Days
  • ,
  • Course Certificate
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 200Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 18 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04895
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