Heartwood Foundation Course

Aspect Detail
Start date Every 3 months, in March, June, September and December. The next available course starts on December 21st, 2019.
Duration One year
Entry criteria Open to all
Enrolment To register your interest please visit https://heartwood- uk.net/home/fc/step1 and fill in the online form.
Number of Units 12
Study hours 120
Assessment methods Online quizzes and written assignments. Students are also expected to complete a variety of additional online tasks (see 'completion' including the creation of a final herbal monograph
Completion criteria • Quizzes – 75% average across all quizzes (10 attempts allowed, highest score logged)
• Webinars – participate in or view 10 webinars
• Make regular contributions to a botanical/medical glossary
• Produce written assignments
• Tasting and reporting (organoleptic analysis)
• Forum tasks
Price per Unit (course consists of 12 Units) £30
Discounted price (when whole course purchased in advance) £300
Award Certificate of Completion and online badges.
Opportunities for further study Learners who successfully complete all tasks, quizzes and assignments will be able to apply for a place on the Professional Course. Applicants for the Professional Course will normally have 4 GCSE passes at Grade A-C, or equivalent, but each application is considered on an individual basis.