Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control at QLS Level 4

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 200 Guided Learning Hours (200)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 18 Number of Modules 18
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173 STUDENTS

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£139.00
 

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 at QLS 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 at QLS 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 Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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 Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain 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?

  • Farmers
  • Gardeners
  • Land Managers
  • Anyone who wants to acquire information and knowledge on weeds identification and control
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A 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 at QLS 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 Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04895

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully completed Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control at QLS Level 4, 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

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

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

Students feedback

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    Kevin Rogan

    February 08, 2019
    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
    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
    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
    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.

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