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Controlled Environment Agriculture / 1 Amaethyddiaeth mewn Amgylchedd a Reolir 1


Course Information


If you are resident in Wales, this course is free until the end of 2023. If you would like to continue with the course after this time the fees are £100 for non-accredited CPD or £250 to access assessments and work towards 5-credits. More details at https://ibersdl.org.uk/study-options/ibers-dl-microcredentials/about-microcredentials/


This course is designed to provide an introduction to Controlled Environment Agriculture.

CQFW Level 7 - Masters Level


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Course Leader

Dr Will Stiles
Course Description

Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) is a technology-based approach to food production, allowing growers/food producers and agri-tech businesses to optimise growing conditions and resource usage. CEA has the potential to increase business resilience and food security in the face of factors such as climate change and land availability. This module introduces students to the challenges faced by agriculture and food production and looks at the solutions CEA can provide. The the challenges and opportunities of setting up CEA systems are explored and a virtual field trip provides students with a real world example of how CEA can function. Through a series of online lectures, guided reading and quizzes, students will look at:

  • Why we might want to develop Controlled Environment Agriculture
  • The challenges of CEA
  • Overview of existing CEA systems via a virtual field trip

 Those wishing to be assessed will take a Masters level quiz at the end of the module (pass-mark 70%).

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I live outside Wales.
07/06/202331/12/2023£100.00[Read More]

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