Programme Brief

This course is designed for persons who have an interest in starting a business in microgreens production, home growers and health conscious.  Microgreens is an increasingly popular product that promotes a healthier nutrition-packed plant that caters to a healthy active lifestyle.

Moreover, practical, and cost-effective ways will be shared in establishing your own microgreens farm from your home using recycled materials. Microgreens, Leafy Salad Mixes and Edible Flowers are increasingly gaining popularity because of its healthy nutrition-packed properties and restaurant grade garnish that caters to a premium high value product.

What are Microgreens:

A microgreen can be described as a young plant, seedlings of edible vegetables and herbs that have completed germination. Unlike larger herbs and vegetables that take weeks or months to grow, microgreens can be harvested and eaten a week to 10 days after the cotyledon.  At this stage of maturity, the plant is at its highest nutritional level and more flavourful.

Microgreens has a shorter growth time when compared to traditional crops and can be using less space in small spaces.

 

On completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the horticultural science of plant care, pest and disease management
  • Understand fertilizer application
  • Post-harvest handling technology
  • Establishing their own microgreens farm

The duration of this course is 6 contact hours.

Course Outline

Please click here to view the full course outline.

Schedule and cost:

Blended - Online Classes plus Practical Session @ Champs Fleurs Campus

Start DateEnd DateDaysTimeCash Price
11-May-2418-May-24Sat9:00am - 12:00pm US$100/ TT$650
 
Requirements for Online Course
  • Windows OS: Windows 10 Professional (Windows 10 Home is also acceptable)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

Please note: All information provided is subject to change without prior notice. 


  • 2 days
  • Champs Fleurs
  • Administration fee: US$23 / TT$150
  • Registration deadline: One week before the scheduled start date of the class.
  • Payment Plan: 50% down payment of the tuition to start the class and the balance to be paid by the end of the course. However, should you require a payment plan more tailored to you, feel free to let us know so we can discuss further.

Online Registration

To register for the online course, please follow the instructions below:

1. Please complete the Online Programme Registration Form and click submit.

 

Once the form has been completed, please proceed to make your payment via the following options below:

2. PayPal – Please click the ” Add to Cart” button below:

All relevant information about accessing online sessions will be sent via email within 3-5 working days.

 

3. WI Pay (Credit Card) – If you wish to utilize this method, please forward an email to cite-it@sbcs.edu.tt indicating if you would be paying the full cost or whether you would like to access any of our payment plan options. Once this is confirmed, an invoice will then be forwarded via email.

 

*If you do not have a PayPal account, or a credit card, you can utilize any of the following payment options:

4. Payment of TT$650.00 can be made via direct deposit to the following SBCS Republic Bank Account (3501 3848 7501).

Once you have deposited the required payment, please email and attach a copy of the stamped deposit slip to Centre for Information Technology and Engineering (CITE) cite-it@sbcs.edu.tt informing of such.

Once CITE verifies the deposit, final registration details will be forwarded to the student.

 

For further information, please send an email to entre for Information Technology and Engineering (CITE) cite-it@sbcs.edu.tt  or call 663-7227 extensions 1092/3/5

 

Technical Requirements?

Please check that your laptop / tablet meets the minimum requirements for Adobe Connect web conferencing online platform services before registering by clicking here

For further details please email cite-it@sbcs.edu.tt or call the numbers below:

  • Champs Fleurs – (868) 663-7227 extensions 1092/3//4/5