Programme Details

CERTIFICATE COURSE: MEDICINAL PLANT


Course Description
This course will include a survey of commonly used medicinal and aromatic plants.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the course, learners should be able to:

  • Identify different medicinal and Aromatic plants available in different parts of the country.
  • Perform nursery management, domestication and harvesting practice of MAPs.
  • Carryout processing of MAPs for value addition.
  • Develop different products from MAPs.
  • Carryout Marketing, Branding and quality management of MAPs.
  • Carryout work at medicinal and aromatic plants farms, governmental and nongovernmental organizations, processing   products development organizations as Junior Technician.
  • Become self-employed in related sectors.

Job Opportunities

  • Herbal supplement analyst
  • Director, chemical development
  • Computational scientist
  • Process development scientist
  • Process chemistry consultant

Entry Requirements
The following candidates are eligible to apply:
  1. Holders of WASCE/SSCE/GCE/NECO (O Level)/NABTEB or its equivalent with Credit passes in English Language and any Two (2) relevant subjects
  2. Mature Candidates with related experience
  3. Candidates awaiting Results in the current year of application