Courses

The AFTP offers a wide variety of flexible training courses, built with your career in mind. Ranging from one day workshops, online distance learning and short courses through to postgraduate programmes including PGDip, PGCert, MSc and Research Degrees; our training themes span the entire agrifood sector.

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Environment & Sustainability

Soil Erosion Control: Principles and Practices

The control of water pollution and sedimentation needs to be based on the correct identification of source areas of sediment, a knowledge of the processes by which water and sediment are moved over...

Start date: 21/01/2019
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Management

This module is designed to teach the fundamentals of soil management to professionals interested in the sustainable and efficient management of land resources. Sustainable soil management is...

Start date: 23/09/2019
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Degradation by Erosion: Risk Assessment and Mitigation Options

Soil provides society with vital goods and services (e.g. supply of food, fodder and fibre; storage of rainwater, nutrients and carbon; shelter to diverse living organisms; and protection of our...

Start date: TBC
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Engineering, Contaminant and Nutrient Management

This soil engineering course focuses on Land restoration and reclamation practices in relation to soil tillage, traction and soil compaction. These practices must be grounded on an understanding of...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Systems

The Soil Systems course focuses on how decisions in land management and water resource management are informed by a fundamental understanding of science. This scientific perspective includes the ...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Water: Principles and Management in Production Systems

Management of soil water is critical to maintaining an optimum soil environment for plant growth, soil tillage and trafficability. However, management of soil water requires and understanding of the...

Start date: TBC
Environment & Sustainability

Surface and Ground Water Hydrology

This subject concentrates on the quantification of surface and groundwater hydrological processes. An understanding of rainfall, evapotranspiration, runoff, groundwater recharge, groundwater storage...

Start date: TBC
10 credits

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