Certificate in Medicinal Plants Production

The course focuses on the cultivation of medicinal and aromatic herbs, as well as the development of side products based on traditional Greek practices.

Course Overview

Participants will gain knowledge and hands-on experience with conventional and organic medicinal and aromatic herb cultivation techniques, pruning systems, and phytosanitary methods. Furthermore, they will research the production of medicinal and aromatic herbs using traditional Greek techniques and cultivation conditions, such as determining the best time to harvest, producing and bottling aromatic oil, and producing side products such as cosmetics and soap. Our experts provide detailed practical information on aspects of quality control and quality assurance systems in aromatic oil good manufacturing practices (ISO 22716); product placement with an emphasis on branding, marketing, and exports planning; communication and commercial negotiation; and more.

What you’ll learn
  • Learn about traditional medical and aromatic herb cultivation training
  • Development techniques of several Greek varieties.
  • Knowledge of medical and aromatic herb cultivation
  • Fresh herb processing, harvesting, treatment and packaging
  • Harvest and Post-harvest techniques
  • Medical and aromatic herbs Quality Assessment Methodologies

Candidates must;

  • Have at least a pass in English and Mathematics/Statistics at WASSCE, SSCE or GCE “O” level or NECO
  • Have access to either a computer or smartphone with Internet Connectivity.
  • Be equipped with quality webcam and headphones
Duration & Fees
  • Regular – 8 Weeks – ₦220,000
  • Fast-Track – 6 Weeks – ₦330,000
Program Dates
  • December, 2023 – February, 2024
  • March – May, 2024
  • June – August, 2024
  • September – November, 2024

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