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Sustainable practices make sustainable businesses

What is the course about?

Being economically, environmentally and socially sustainable has become one of the biggest challenges for agri-businesses across the word. Businesses that rise to these challenges by implementing sustainable practices are able to become more profitable and resilient.

This is an introductory course with the following objectives:

  1. To help people working in agriculture to better understand what being sustainable means in terms of daily practices.
  2. To help people to better understand how improving their day-to-day practices can result in more sustainable, profitable and resilient farms and agri-businesses.

Click to download a course flyer for either Tesco suppliers or a general course flyer.

What does the course consist of?

Module 1: What do we mean by sustainability?

Module 2: How are sustainable practices linked to productivity and profitability?

Module 3: Agrochemicals and sustainability

Module 4: Water and sustainability

Module 5: Worker wellness and sustainability

Module 6: Putting practical steps in place to support sustainable practices

Who should take the course? 

On the farm: The course is designed for a wide range of people including: senior managers, junior managers and supervisors.

Beyond the farm: There are many stakeholders who would gain from a better understanding of how sustainability can be applied on a farm. This includes people working in import and export companies and students of agriculture and business who will be the sustainability leaders of the future.

What is the total time to complete the course? 

The course takes approximately four hours to complete.

How am I assessed?

At the end of each module there is a quiz which you have to pass to qualify for a Certificate of Completion. You will receive this after you have completed all the modules.

How much time do I have to finish the course?

You have 6 months to complete the course. You can work in your own time and at your own pace during this time.

Do I have to take the full course?

No, you can register for individual modules. We would recommend that you do the full course as there are links between the modules. But if you are very short of time, just want to focus on one or two specific topics, or want to try a ‘taster’ before committing to the full course then you can feel free to purchase individual modules.

What does the course cost?

Group or Institutional License

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Are you a Tesco supplier?

Request your 33% discount here.

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Pricing information

Group license

Euro and GBP rates are calculated on an average exchange rate but final invoicing will depend on exchange rates at the time of purchase. Please note rates excludes VAT at 15%. Price is for 12 months access.

Number of users Cost for 12 months


Cost per user


Euro GBP Tesco suppliers Tesco supplier cost per user (ZAR) Euro GBP
Up to 10 6000 600 320 302 4000 400 214 200
20 11000 550 588 554 7500 375 401 375
50 25000 500 1335 1260 16500 330 881 826
100 30000 300 1602 1512 20000 200 1068 1001
200 40000 200 2137 2016 26500 132 1415 1328
500 75000 150 4006 3779 50000 100 2671 2502

Institutional license

Number of users Cost for 12 months (ZAR) Cost per user


Euro GBP
Up to 500 75000 150 3999 3753
1000 + 100000 100 5332 5004

Please note rates excludes VAT at 15%. Price is for 12 months access.

Included in the price for group and institutional license: 

  1. Helpdesk for technical support and assistance
  2. Course completion certificate per registered user
  3. Integrated payment options
  4. Tracking and monthly reporting of course users
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