TESDA Fruit Grower Online Course

The art of growing fruit is something that requires extensive knowledge and effort. It’s not as simple as just planting a seed and hoping for the best. That’s why TESDA has developed an online course for Fruit Grower that covers everything you need to know – from preparing the plant site, growing plant seedlings and trees, to monitoring and harvesting fruit.

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The TESDA Online Program has made this course easily accessible to anyone who wants to learn about this fascinating industry. This online course is perfect for individuals looking to expand their skill set, or for those who want to explore a new career path. With the Fruit Grower Online Course, you’ll gain the expertise needed to grow delicious and nutritious fruit while helping to contribute to the nation’s agriculture sector.

Fruit Grower


Taking the Fruit Grower Online Course offered by TESDA provides several benefits:

  1. Learn proper plant site preparation techniques, ensuring optimal growing conditions for your fruit plants.
  2. Master the art of growing plant seedlings and trees, enabling you to cultivate healthy and productive fruit-bearing plants.
  3. Acquire essential skills in monitoring and maintaining your fruit crops, ensuring their health and maximizing yield.
  4. Gain knowledge on effective harvesting methods, ensuring that you can harvest your fruits at the right time for peak flavor and quality.
  5. Develop expertise in fruit growing, empowering you to start or enhance your own fruit-growing business or hobby.

By taking the Fruit Grower course, you’ll acquire practical knowledge and skills that will enable you to successfully grow and harvest delicious fruits.

Units Covered in Fruit Grower

There are 6 units covered in the Fruit Grower course, each with its specific topic. These units are designed to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and skills needed for fruit production.

Unit 1: Preparing the Site for Planting Fruit Trees

Lesson 1: Assessing the Site for Planting Fruit Trees

Lesson 2: Staking the Site

Lesson 3: Digging Holes

Lesson 4: Installing an Irrigation System

Unit 2: Growing Fruit Seedlings

Lesson 1: Creating Media Components and Mixes

Lesson 2: Treating Seeds for Germination

Lesson 3: Growing Fruit Seedlings

Unit 3: Growing the Fruit Trees

Lesson 1: Applying Basal Fertilizer

Lesson 2: Transplanting Seedlings

Lesson 3: Covering the Root System

Lesson 4: Watering Newly Transplanted Seedlings

Lesson 5: Performing Top Pruning

Unit 4: Monitoring Plant Growth

Lesson 1: Performing Weeding Activities

Lesson 2: Applying Fertilizer

Lesson 3: Applying irrigation

Lesson 4: Pruning

Lesson 5: Applying tar and paints

Lesson 6: Applying flower inducer

Lesson 7: Department of Agriculture (DA) Codes and Regulations

Lesson 8: Integrated Pest Management

Unit 5: Harvesting Fruit

Lesson 1: Fruit Maturity Indicators

Lesson 2: Harvesting Methods

Lesson 3: Harvesting Materials and Tools

Lesson 4: Demonstrating How to Harvest Fruits

Unit 6: Post Harvest Operations

Lesson 1: Cleaning Harvesting Tools

Lesson 2: Procedures Post-Harvest Operations

Lesson 3: Maintaining Quality of Fruits

Note: TESDA is enhancing the Training for Work Scholarship Program (TOP) by introducing pre and post tests. Completion of these tests is required to obtain a Certificate of Completion, guaranteeing program excellence.

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How to Enroll for TESDA Online Program

Here is the step-by-step guide on how to enroll for the TESDA Online Program Courses and Training

Step 1: Before you can enroll in a TOP course, you need to ensure that you have created an account on the TOP website. To register, simply follow these steps:

  • On the TESDA Online Program website click on the Login link and you will be taken to the login page.
  • On the “Is this your first time here?” column, click “New Account” hyperlink.
  • Fill out the form, fields marked with asterisk (*) are mandatory. Make sure you provide all the required information to proceed.
  • After filling out the form, click “Create my new account
  • After creating your account, a message containing a link to activate your account will be sent to you via email. You just need to click on the link and your account will be activated.

Step 2: Log in to the TOP website using your registered username and password.

Step 3: Once logged in, you will be redirected to the TOP front page where the list of available courses is displayed. Click on the link of the course that you want to enroll in.

Step 4: Next, click on the module title of the module  you wish to take.

Step 5: Click on the “Enroll me in this course” link found on the left side of the navigation pane, under the administration panel.

Step 6: A message box will appear asking if you really want to enroll in the module. Click the “Yes” button to proceed.

Step 7: Attend your Online Course and Training at your own pace until you complete the entire course.

Step 8: Once the course is completed, you will receive a Certificate of Completion issued by TESDA to prove that you have indeed finished the online course you have chosen.

Step 9: Claim your TESDA Training Certificate.

Step 10: Take and pass the face-to-face assessment at any TESDA accredited center to get your official National Certification (NC) which you can use when you apply for a job or when you level up your skills and education.


Learn the art of growing fruit with the Fruit Grower Online Course offered by TESDA. This comprehensive course covers everything from preparing the plant site to harvesting delicious fruits. By taking this course, you will gain the expertise needed to cultivate healthy fruit plants and maximize your yield. Whether you’re looking to expand your skill set or explore a new career path, this course is perfect for you. Enroll now and contribute to the nation’s agriculture sector while enjoying the satisfaction of growing your own nutritious fruits.

Contact Information

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)
Office Address: BLDG 8, TESDA Gate 2, TESDA Complex, East Service Rd., South Superhighway, Taguig, Metro Manila.
Email Address: contactcenter@tesda.gov.ph
Telephone Number: 8887-7777
SMS Hotline: 0917-479-4370 (text only)
Website: https://www.tesda.gov.ph/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TESDAOfficial

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