Hydroponics 2 Day Course


Our course is not just about growing fruit and veggies, it’s about self-sufficiency and financial independence.

When and where is it held?

Emoyeni Country Lodge, Camperdown.

Next course: 15th – 16th March 2021

Course aims and learning outcomes

To provide a good grounding and working knowledge to those with some or no knowledge of hydroponics.

After completing our hydroponics courses, participants will be able to:

  • Assess a potential site and decide upon its potential suitability for hydroponics
  • Advise on what modifications to the site would be necessary, if any
  • Recommend directional orientation and layout for the fields and buildings
  • Distinguish between various hydroponic systems and decide which would be the most suitable for the purpose
  • Identify various media and decide on which would be the most appropriate medium to use for which crop
  • Possess a knowledge of various coverings and which are most suitable for which crop and location
  • Describe the characteristics of different hydroponic systems and make recommendations regarding the suitability of a particular system
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of pH, EC and ppms
  • Appreciate the importance of proper nutrition and the part it plays in the health of plants
  • Identify the main groups of pests and diseases, and what action to take to prevent and eradicate them.
  • Possess a knowledge of hygiene and basic requirements for GLOBALGAP
  • Set up a hydroponicum successfully, or manage an existing one without making elementary errors.
  • To establish a breakeven point for an agricultural enterprise.
  • Know where and how to continue their own education and learning.

How much does it cost?

This comprehensive two-day hydroponics course costs R4450.00. Ask about our 10% discount for block bookings of five persons and over. R4450.00 per person for two full days and includes:

  • Academic Instruction
  • Course Manual (notes at end)
  • Power Point Presentation
  • Flip chart and white board
  • Educational hand-outs
  • Visit to a Hydroponic Farm
  • Completion Certificate
  • Professional Consultancy


Emoyeni Country Lodge, Camperdown

15th – 16th March 2021

Limited space available, so book your spot right now!

For those travelling from out of town, accommodation is available at Emoyeni Guest Lodge. Please book this separately by calling Emoyeni Country Lodge. See you there!