Weeds Identification and Control Diploma - LEVEL 4

South London College
Course summary
Professional Training
200 hours
199 GBP
Part time
Online courses
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year.
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199 GBP
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Course description

BannerDiploma in Weeds Identification and Control - Level 4

Are weeds hindering your day to day activities? Then get on board this Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control – 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.

TheQuality 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.

*South London College 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 South London College?

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

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

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

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


At the end 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).

Course Code: QLS-04895

Awarding body (Accreditation)

Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Quality Licence Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Quality Licence Scheme also offers qualifications for all ages and abilities all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Training Course Content


Module 01 :- What Is A Weed?

Module 02 :- Weed Classifications

Module 03 :- Common Weeds Of Field Crops And Pastures

Module 04 :- Commonly Found Weed Names A-B

Module 05 :- Commonly Found Weed Names C-D

Module 06 :- Commonly Found Weed Names E-F

Module 07 :- Commonly Found Weed Names G-H

Module 08 :- Commonly Found Weed Names I-J-K

Module 09 :- Commonly Found Weed Names L-M-N

Module 10 :- Commonly Found Weed Names O-P

Module 11 :- Commonly Found Weed Names Q-R

Module 12 :- Commonly Found Weed Names S

Module 13 :- Commonly Found Weed Names T-V-W

Module 14 :- Commonly Found Weed Names Y

Module 15 :- Grasses

Module 16 :- Weed Control Section

Module 17 :- Mechanical Weed Control

Module 18 :- Common Herbicide Information Section

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.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control – 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.

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
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)


Was £499

Now £199

Continuing Studies

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully completed Level 4 Diploma in Weeds Identification and Control, 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. 

  • Farmer - £8.57 per hour
  • Gardener - £10.05 per hour
  • Horticultural Manager
  • Landscape Gardener

Other jobs you can get

  • Landscaper
  • Agricultural workers
  • Horticultural workers

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South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...

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Mia Arather
I had a great place to start with this course on weed identification and control thanks to SLC. I had a great chance to learn more about the various kinds of weeds and how crucial it is to control them.
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