R4 500.00 per person

3-day Introduction to Aquaponics short course │ 7 Van Wouw Street, Groenkloof, Pretoria

This course is presented by Kleinskuur Aquaponics, recognised experts with a decade of practical experience in the field. In this course you will learn the why and how of aquaponics, starting from why we need healthy food, to what makes an aquaponic system work well, how to manage the fish and plants in your system, right through to the business side of things. After this course you will understand the design principles of a working aquaponic system and can apply the knowledge of growing fish and vegetables in aquaponics. You will spend a day visiting a working farm, the remaining two days will consist of theory, including marketing of produce and how to prepare a basic business plan.

This short course will be useful for aspiring aquaponic farmers, and everyone who already has a system going, as well as those wanting to increase their knowledge of farming with nature.

The following Unit Standard will be covered:

  • Produce crop in a hydroponic system – US 116314: NQF L4, Credits 4

Course Content:

  • The principles of healthy living.
  • How does aquaponics work?
  • Aquaponic systems.
  • Aquaponics: A living organism.
  • Where do babies come from?
  • Managing your system.
  • Make money!

Duration: 3 days

Time: 9am – 3pm

Included in the price:

  • Learner manual, assessment, moderation, & certification.
  • Tea, coffee and rusks at arrival.
  • Light lunch.

Please note: Portfolio of Evidence (workbook) will be completed in class for the 3-day course.

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