Up coming courses
We cater to all aquaponics enthusiasts and base our training and courses on your needs. From introductory courses to large-scale aquaponic food production, we have got you covered on all things aquaponics!
Online Aquaponics Courses
Ever wanted to design and operate your own aquaponics commercial system or a small-scale system for home use? Or even improve the efficiency of your current system and problem solving skills… then this is the right course for you.
This six week online course created by Justin Hess and joined by other industry leaders, will guide you into the life of an aquaponics farmer delving into the core elements of designing and operating any aquaponics system. Justin is one of the worlds leading aquaponics farmers and has designed and installed numerous successful farms around the world
While you can study at your own pace, on the e-learning platform, with a detailed manual, tutorial videos and quizzes, the live zoom contact sessions every Friday (3pm – 5pm SA time), will provide you with a platform to ask questions and ensure that you understand the weekly lesson. These sessions will be recorded and made available on the e-learning platform, should you not be able to attend the contact session.
Access to the course material will never expire and can be accessed on any computer or downloaded from our app for easy access.
Whether you’re an industry professional or you’ve only just stumbled upon the wonderful world of aquaponics, our blog covers a wide range of topics for you to enjoy.
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The Planting ProcessTemeca
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Aeration in AquaponicsTemeca
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Nutrient Roles in PlantsTemeca
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Common Plant DeficienciesTemeca
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Went on the 3 day course. Highly informative, lots of practical and covered the theory understanding very well. Highly recommended!!
Attending the course, theory is followed up perfectly with hands on practical execution. Learnt a lot and enjoyed every minute. Thank you!
Enjoyed the 3 day advance course! Beautiful farm, excellent food and learned a lot! Keep up the good work guys!
What an amazing course – my brain and body was exhausted but I’m so excited to get going! Thank you Justin and the rest of the team!
Attended both the beginners and advanced Training courses at Ichthys. The friendly staff are very knowledgeable and keen to share information. Highly recommended training course to anyone who would like to learn more about Aquaponics.
The passion these guys have are infectious. Info overload this past weekend. What a blast!