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5 CPD hours / points
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Do you want to study Hydroponic Growing Systems, be an expert in hydroponic technology? Want to discover one of the most important growing systems ever invented? Or you’re passionate on horticulture but do not have a clue how to start? Join Hydroponics Course today, learn how to set up your own hydroponic garden now!

This informative course is going to provide you with valuable information on planting system, you'll be able to learn in detail about hydroponic culture with a step-by-step guide. Through this Hydroponics Course, you will gain both practical and theoretical understanding of Hydroponic Gardening that will increase your knowledge, nurture your skill in this area.

Start your venture with a Hydroponic System, master the film techniques today. Use all the necessary equipment like experts, learn employing various rooting media with this Hydroponics Course. Not only this, you can understand the systems of seedling and plant maintenance, even managing nutritional problems and using solutions in the plants will be a lot easier after this!

Learning Benefits of Hydroponics Course:

With successful completion of this course, you'll

  • Learn the in detail about hydroponic gardening and hydroponic methods
  • Understand the hydroponic systems, medium less hydroponic systems and nutrient film techniques
  • Get detail knowledge on plant nutrition, plant mineral, water uptake, soil and plant interrelations
  • Get a proper understanding of the rooting media
  • Know about seedling and plant maintenance
  • Know about the nutritional problems and solutions in plant
  • Know how to grow effectively on greenhouses, and more.


5 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

Course media


****Course Curriculum ****


Module 1: Introduction to Hydroponics

  • Basics of Hydroponics
  • Hydroponics defined
  • Value of the hydroponic method
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • The Internet
  • Units of measure
  • Abbreviations

Module 2: Systems of hydroponic culture

  • Hydroponic Systems
  • Mediumless hydroponic systems
  • Nutrient Film Technique
  • Aeroponics
  • Flood-and-drain nutrient solution system
  • Drip/Pass-Through Systems
  • Subirrigation

Module 3: Plant Nutrition

  • Content in plants
  • Function in plants
  • Mineral and essential elements
  • Functions of the essential elements within the plant
  • Plant mineral and water uptake
  • Soil and plant interrelations
  • Soil versus hydroponics
  • Transfer of water and solutes from soil (or nutrient solution) to root

Module 4: Equipment

  • Irrigation
  • Pots and Trays
  • Substrates and Growing Media
  • Equipment for Growing Indoor
  • Grow Lights
  • Pest-Management Products and Equipment
  • Meters

Module 5: Rooting media

  • Introduction to Rooting Media
  • Perlite
  • Rockwool
  • Coir
  • Elemental content of perlite, rockwool, and coir

Module 6: Seedling and Plant Maintenance

  • Seeding
  • Seedling Production
  • Plant-Growing Temperature
  • Light
  • Carbon Dioxide Enrichment
  • Spacing
  • Pollination

Module 7: Nutritional Problems and Solutions in Plant

  • Nutrition Deficiencies
  • Infestations
  • Seeding Problems
  • Water quality
  • Water pH
  • Water and nutrient solution filtering and sterilisation
  • Weights and measures
  • Nutrient solution reagents
  • Nutrient solution formulations
  • Plant species requirement adjustments of the nutrient solution
  • Nutrient solution control

Module 8: Growing in Greenhouses

  • The Greenhouse Environment for Plants
  • Benefits of a Greenhouse
  • Design, Layout and Construction of Backyard Greenhouses
  • Hydroponic Systems for Backyard Greenhouses


After completing all the modules of the Hydroponics course, your learning will be assessed by an automated multiple-choice based exam. You may choose to participate in a Mock Exam before attending the Hydroponics course completion Final Exam with no extra cost.


Now you can get the Hydroponics Course Completion Certificate from Skill Up at a 50% reduced price. The PDF version is for only £4.5 (Previously £9) and the Hard Copy is for only £7.5 (Previously £15), while both versions will cost you £12 (Previously £24) only.

Who is this course for?

Existing professionals or newbies who work in this field can amplify their skills & knowledge of this topic with our internationally-recognised Hydroponics training, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career graph.

We know what Modern Online Learners are looking for – flexibility and accessibility. All of our courses are crafted and designed with those two words in mind. Grab a smart device or log in to your desktop to access our premium course contents. Don’t worry, our expert tutors and student assistants will be there for round the clock.

If you desire to learn and climb the ladder of success with your learning, we won’t ask for any specific prior education or experience. Enrol now in Hydroponics and start your learning journey.


What are the Requirements of Hydroponics Course?

  • No formal qualifications required, anyone from any academic background can take this Hydroponics course.
  • Access to any internet-enabled smart device.

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