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Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control at QLS Level 4

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Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control at QLS Level 4

Overview

Are weeds hindering your day to day activities? Then get on board this Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control at QLS Level 4 (USA Standards) to learn all about weeds and how to control them. This course has been particularly developed to help farmers, gardeners, landscape managers and horticultural workers get rid of weeds in their lands. However, this course is also a wonderful opportunity to learn in-depth about the various types of weeds that hinder human activities, provided you have a qualification at level 3 or above in a related discipline to get started with this course.

This professionally narrated e-course will first clear you about weeds. You will come to understand a weed in and out, along with its characteristics and classification. The course will also focus on the commonly found weed species and the importance of controlling them.

This course will then direct you towards weed control. You will get to learn the characteristics of weed control methods that are important in places such as agriculture, horticulture and gardening. Various weed control methods have been introduced to suit various situations. Therefore, this course has also taken the responsibility to guide you on the various weed control methods, followed by modules that will demonstrate you on how to safely apply chemical herbicide. By the end of this course, you will have a significant knowledge on weeds and weed control to improve your day to day activities.

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.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme 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.

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.

*1Training is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standard

Why study at 1Training?

1Training 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 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material which includes Free CV writing pack to make your learning experience enriching and rewarding.

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

Access Duration

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.

Key Features

Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

  • 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.
  • Farmers
  • Gardeners
  • Land Managers
  • Anyone who wants to acquire information and knowledge on weeds identification and control

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.

Option 1 – Quality Licence Scheme Certification

At the Completion of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Certification Fee (Printed Quality Licence Scheme Certificate) – £59

 

Option 2 – CPD Accredited Certificate

Learners who complete the course successful will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate.

Certification Fee (E Certificate/ PDF Copy) – Free

Certification Fee (Printed Certificate/ Hard Copy) – £39

Course Code: QLS-04895

Endorsed by

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.

Progression and Career Path

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 PayScale 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

Other benefits

  • 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 a NUS discount card
  • 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.
  • Farmers
  • Gardeners
  • Land Managers
  • Anyone who wants to acquire information and knowledge on weeds identification and control

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.

Option 1 – Quality Licence Scheme Certification

At the Completion of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Certification Fee (Printed Quality Licence Scheme Certificate) – £59

 

Option 2 – CPD Accredited Certificate

Learners who complete the course successful will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate.

Certification Fee (E Certificate/ PDF Copy) – Free

Certification Fee (Printed Certificate/ Hard Copy) – £39

Course Code: QLS-04895

Endorsed by

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.

Progression and Career Path

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 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

Other benefits

  • 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 a NUS discount card
Course Curriculum Total Units : 20
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
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
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
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
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